The U.S. Department of State plans to fight homophobia and is looking for new ways it can protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens in countries around the world, including within the United States, Secretary John Kerry said during a "Pride at State" event held Wednesday.
The Humane Society of Harford County has introduced a new way to adopt a fun-loving feline - the "Pick Your Purr-Fect Price" cat adoption program, in which the humane society's intention is to unite even more fabulous felines with new families
Same-sex couples are discriminated against when searching for housing through online rental markets across the country, according to a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development study released Tuesday.
State Senator Nancy Jacobs, a Republican representing District 34 that includes parts of Harford and Cecil counties along the Route 40 corridor, announced today that she will not be seeking reelection next year.
The Maryland Board of Physicians restored the license of the doctor who is medical director of a group of abortion clinics accused of putting women's health at risk, while the licenses of two other physicians who worked at the clinics remain suspended.
Making good on a promise by Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts following the severe beating of a gay East Baltimore man late last year, the city's police force has created a special council of community leaders to help it improve its relations with the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- and its own gay officers.
Even as an overwhelming number of America's LGBT adults say society has become more accepting, members of the LGBT community are less happy with their lives than the general public, according to a new Pew survey released today.
WASHINGTON — A coalition of civil liberties and immigrant advocates led by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland wants to strengthen a provision in the Senate's sweeping immigration bill that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling.
Lisa Burgess, of Gwynn Oak in Baltimore County, filed a complaint seeking $400,00 in damages in December alleging that she was denied due pay raises because of negative performance evaluations that contained "false, misleading and exaggerated claims."
As the City Council works to finalize Baltimore's fee structure, religious nonprofits are lobbying local lawmakers to charge their groups a lower rate than companies and other nonresidential property owners.
Chris Ray's baseball career ended last year, in the minor leagues. But the former Orioles closer has wasted little time turning another passion – craft-brewed beer – into his next occupation. Among Ray's products is an IPA, aged on maple from Louisville Slugger bats and sold to raise money for emergency assistance to military veterans.
Three doctors who performed surgical abortions at clinics accused by state regulators of putting women's health at risk — including one case where a woman died — have had their medical licenses suspended.
Until employment pays a living wage, disability assistance is sufficient for a dignified life and an adequate supply of affordable housing is available, we must supplement the work of religious groups and nonprofits with sensible and compassionate public policies — and hold our elected officials at all levels responsible to develop and implement these policies.
A leading opponent of the effort to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland used a high-profile congressional hearing Tuesday to allege that the IRS leaked a list of its donors to an adversarial group just as it was mounting a campaign to put gay marriage on the ballot.
A landmark book published in 1962, "The Other America" by Michael Harrington, was a stark depiction of the level of poverty that existed in this country. It can be argued how much that has changed in 50 years, but one thing is certain ¿ then, as now, poverty is largely invisible to many of us.