2015 Diamonds & Denim Tickets Available
Celebrate Pride Month in style! Whether your definition of gorgeous means couture or Calvin Klein, the Denim & Diamonds Women's Ball is the perfect occasion to dress up and party down. For more information, click here.
Support Equality AND Solar Power!
How often do you get to support two great causes at once? Equality Maryland has teamed up with SolarCity to bring you the opportunity to generate your own renewable energy without the upfront cost of purchasing solar panels. Click here for more information.
Monthly Giving
Will you tithe for EQMD? Show your regular support for all the work that still needs to be done for LGBT Maryland. Equality Maryland will stay in the trenches and fight for equality, but we can’t do it without you.
Equality Cruise 2015
Are you dreaming of warmer weather? Take a cruise with us and chase the winter blues away!Click here for more information.
Charles Nusinov and Sons
Thinking of proposing? Think of Charles Nusinov and Sons. Mention Equality Maryland and they will make a donation of $100 to Equality Maryland for any purchase above $1,000.
Equality Maryland
Two LGBT-Related Bills Become Law!

Governor Hogan has allowed two bills impacting the LGBT community to become law.  These measures were priorities for Equality Maryland and we applaud the Governor for supporting fairness and allowing them to go into effect. Senate Bill 413/House Bill 838, sponsored by Senator Cheryl Kagan and Delegate Terri Hill, will prohibit discrimination based on sexual

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Baltimore

Equality Maryland will do our best to keep the community abreast of protests and other actions they can get involved with in Baltimore. Read more here

EQMD Teaming up with SolarCity

Support LGBT equality and the environment at the same time! Equality Maryland is teaming up with SolarCity to bring you the opportunity to generate your own renewable energy with no upfront cost to you. Use the link below to request a meeting with a SolarCity representative. They’ll contact you to set up a meeting where

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Breaking News!

Governor Hogan has re-issued the Executive Order to include gender identity. They are still reviewing the proposed regulation that would prohibit discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity by Medicaid providers. We will continue to keep the pressure on.

Governor Hogan’s First 24 Hours Start on the Wrong Foot for LGBT Maryland

Governor Hogan’s First 24 Hours Start on the Wrong Foot for LGBT Maryland

January 22, 2015 – In his first day as Maryland’s 62nd Governor Larry Hogan withdrew regulations that would have prohibited Medicaid providers from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and issued an Executive Order that omits gender identity as a grounds for equal opportunity.

Governor Hogan withdrew proposed amendments to COMAR 10.09.36.03A (8), the regulation that prohibits discrimination in the provision of services by Medicaid providers, to update the regulation to reflect current law barring discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and (as revised at the urging of Equality Maryland and FreeState Legal) gender identity.

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Talking About Trans Suicide – Guide and Resources

With increasingly visible suicide attempts and deaths among transgender youth, we’re sharing this important resource from our friends at Transgender Law Center and National Center for Transgender Equality. These are some resources available if you or someone you know needs help. If engaging about the topic on social media, please take a minute to read “Talking

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EQMD Events
Date 05/24/2015 - 05/31/2015
Location:
,  5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Date 06/13/2015
Location:
,  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Date 06/19/2015
Location:
Four Seasons Baltimore, Baltimore Maryland 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Want to know what the music for the #DiamondsAndDenim Women’s Ball is going to be like? Check out DJ Rosie this Friday at Club Hippo, Baltimore..

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Thank you to our friends at Partnership Wealth Management! They’ve been a big supporter of our work, and are a sponsor of the Diamonds & Denim..

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Don’t forget about the LGBT youth open mic in Montgomery County June 6th, with food and beverages provided by &pizza and Wegmans. Whether you’re..

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We are relieved that Governor Hogan has let the bills that require parity for infertility coverage and updating the manner that trans Marylanders..

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Check out the menu for the Diamonds & Denim Women’s Ball! We just finished it, and it looks amazing! Anyone want a Mini Pit Beef Sandwich and..

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