Tag: LGBT community

The Hippo May Live On in New Nightclub

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Baltimore’s Hippo nightclub closed last year, but part of it may live on at a new nightclub that’s planning to open this fall.

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.

Newsweek Profiles Baltimore’s LGBT-Friendly Catholic Church

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Photo by Eric Kurszewski
Photo by Eric Kurszewski

Pope Francis has been more progressive on LGBT than any other pope so far–but if he wanted to really be inclusive, he could take some lessons from a Catholic church in Baltimore.

Ben Carson Requests “Tolerance” from the Gay Community

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Screen shot via Raw Story.
Screen shot via Raw Story.

Ben Carson has made a name for himself by putting his foot in his mouth, most notably when it comes to comments he’s made about the LGBTQ community. But in a recent interview, Carson made vague noises about legal protections for transgender people and claimed to love “all gay people.”

Baltimore Among 25 Most Gay-Friendly Cities in the Nation

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Photo via Metro Weekly
Photo via Metro Weekly

Our mayor was the grand marshal of the Baltimore Pride Parade and presided over a mass gay wedding, so perhaps it’s no surprise that Baltimore got named one of the most gay-friendly cities in the country by Human Rights Campaign.

From Closet to Corner Office: The Out & Equal Workplace Summit 2012 Comes to Baltimore

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Here’s to a discrimination-free workplace and, while we’re at it, a discrimination-free world… Unfortunately good intentions are rarely enough to establish a fair playing field in life. So here’s to forward-thinking organizations like Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, the largest nonprofit in the world dedicated to creating safe and equitable workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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