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Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley made history today by signing the state's marriage equality bill into law. Maryland is the eighth state to legally allow marriage for same-sex couples.
The Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill that would ban discrimination against transgender people. It was passed by the Maryland Senate in January, and is expected to be signed by Governor Martin O’Malley in the coming weeks.
Brett Hadley a Seventh-Day Adventist minister, has been forced to resign his position because he attended the wedding of his step-daughter and her wife in Bellingham, Washington.
A transgender woman employed by a government contractor in the state of Maryland has reached a settlement in her case against her job, alleging physical and verbal harassment. With the help of Freedom to Work and Lambda Legal, it was determined that the company violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
LGBT advocates in Maryland participate in Senate hearing on SB 449, a nondiscrimination ordinance that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression.
Equality made historic strides in 2012, and GLAAD was there every step of the way.
There is a double New Year celebration brewing in Maryland, as that state will begin granting marriage licenses to all couples starting on January 1.
2012 saw a new generation of religious voices speaking for LGBT equality. Some are new, and some have been around for a while. All of them have helped to change the religious landscape concerning LGBT people.
If you and your loved one plan to wed on the first days of marriage equality in the state and are open to sharing your love story and wedding plans with the media, GLAAD really wants to hear from you!
Seventeen-year old Lennon Cihak was denied confirmation after he posted a picture of himself on Facebook holding a sign he altered in support of the vote for marriage equality on Minnesota’s November 6th ballot.