Tag: Maryland

LGBT news briefs

Idaho activists sentenced A total of 23 LGBT activists arrested in February for protesting at the Idaho Statehouse were sentenced today on charges that included misdemeanor trespassing, and ordered to pay court costs based on...

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Marriages in Maine to begin at midnight

Marriage begins in state No. 8 tomorrow. Several city and town halls in Maine are planning special hours to accommodate people planning to marry as soon as the marriage-equality law fully takes effect.

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An Important Week for Equality in Maryland

For the last month, I’ve been working with Equality Maryland to bolster the great work they’ve been doing to pass gender identity non-discrimination legislation and marriage equality. This week, the state Senate is set to vote...

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Hundreds Gather to Push for Marriage in Maryland

Equality Maryland Exec. Director Morgan Meneses-Sheets and Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler Over 400 supporters of marriage equality from across Maryland came to Annapolis on Valentine’s Day to lobby in support of...

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Calling for the Freedom to Marry in Maryland

HRC volunteer Vanessa Watson prepares for her first call. I spent this Saturday afternoon with eight terrific HRC volunteers on the phones calling for the freedom to marry in Maryland. We were calling HRC members and supporters...

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Marriage news from Maryland

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler today issued an opinion that his state should recognize same-sex marriages performed in locations where such marriages are legal. Gansler’s 45-page opinion comes after  nearly a...

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