Tag: transgender

Keeping Up With Caitlyn

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Last night at school, my student Amelia had a question. “As writers,” she asked, “do we have to feel shame for liking books written by celebrities? Because —” She cast down her big brown eyes and gathered her courage. “I love them.”

The Park School of Baltimore Speaker Series Featuring Amy Ellis Nutt, presented by The Park School Parents’ Association

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AMY ELLIS NUTT  • JANUARY 24, 20177 P.M.

Amy Ellis Nutt is a Pulitzer Prize–winning science reporter for The Washington Post and the author of Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family.

The Park School of Baltimore Speaker Series Featuring Amy Ellis Nutt, presented by The Park School Parents’ Association

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AMY ELLIS NUTT • JANUARY 24, 20177 P.M.

Amy Ellis Nutt is a Pulitzer Prize–winning science reporter for The Washington Post and the author of Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family.

The Park School of Baltimore Speaker Series Featuring Amy Ellis Nutt, presented by The Park School Parents’ Association

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AMY ELLIS NUTT  • JANUARY 24, 20177 P.M.

Amy Ellis Nutt is a Pulitzer Prize–winning science reporter for The Washington Post and the author of Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family.

Johns Hopkins Profs Criticized for Controversial Transgender Research

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Last month, two Johns Hopkins public health professors published a 143-page paper that’s won them widespread condemnation from human rights groups.

Mayor SRB Bans Travel to North Carolina, Mississippi

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A day after U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a lawsuit against the state of North Carolina over its laws discriminating against transgender people, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined in the fight.

Be Aware–Maryland’s New Laws Take Effect This Week

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Law and Marijuana

Starting on October 1 (this Wednesday), a number of new laws take effect in Maryland. They involve drugs, discrimination, domestic violence, and driving. Read on to be reminded how not to run afoul of the law:

Marijuana decriminalization. Stoners, rejoice: As of this week, if you’re caught with less than 10 grams of marijuana, you’ll face civil charges (instead of criminal ones). First time offenders can expect a $100 fine, rising to $500 the third time you get caught.