Tag: LGBT rights

Baltimore Gets a Perfect Score for LGBT Equality



The Human Rights Campaign is the nation’s largest LGBT advocacy organization, and every year they evaluate cities to see whether their laws, policies, and services are inclusive of the LGBT community. Baltimore got some good news on that front this year.

Hogan Spends First Day in Office Making People Mad


Hogan: "We're gonna declare a state of emergency."

Some incoming governors might take it easy on their first day running the state. Not so Governor Larry Hogan (it still feels weird to say that).  

Morgan State Frat Gets In Trouble For Rejecting Gay Pledge


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Brian Stewart, a student at Morgan State University, dreamed of becoming a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, the same frat his mentor had joined. But the day after his interview, he was rejected for reasons he didn’t understand. And then someone sent him copies of Facebook messages that KAP members had exchanged about him, which featured some colorful language describing his sexual orientation.

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


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.