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Howard County Executive Still Pursuing Ouster of Sheriff

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Courtesy Howard County Sheriff's Office/Facebook
Courtesy Howard County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook

Allan Kittleman in Howard County is still pushing for the resignation of Sheriff James Fitzgerald, and he’s now exploring methods beyond impeachment to make it happen.

Wait, Nevermind, Baltimore Is Actually Plenty Sexist (and Racist)

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Yesterday, we reported on a ranking that listed Maryland as the state with the highest level of workplace gender equality. But just as we were starting to feel proud of ourselves, another ranking reminded us of just how far we still have to go.

University of Maryland Frat Investigated for Racist, Sexist Email

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Earlier this month, the University of Oklahoma expelled the SAE fraternity after video surfaced of frat members (and a house mother!) enthusiastically singing a racist chant. Now the latest fraternity to come under scrutiny is the University of Maryland’s Kappa Sigma chapter, where a fraternity brother reportedly sent a ridiculously racist, sexist, and profane email.

Is This the End of Baltimore’s Lingerie Football Team?

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Photo via Elusive Media
Photo via Elusive Media

They may wear purple, throw a football, and have impressive triceps, but the players on the Baltimore Charm are emphatically not the Baltimore Ravens. For one, they’re women; for another, they play in their underwear.

Did you even know Baltimore had a lingerie football team? I sure didn’t. Maybe that’s because I’m, ahem, not in the target demographic. Or maybe it’s because the league has struggled with image issues in recent years, renaming itself the Legends Football League and having a hard time attracting viewers. The Baltimore Sun reports that our local team just cancelled its last scheduled home game, which was to be played on Saturday, in part due to low attendance. With no plans to reschedule the game or to find a new home for the team, this may be the end of the Baltimore Charm.

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