In 2014 Equality Maryland was at the forefront of passing the Fairness for All Marylanders Act and led the successful efforts to educate voters on the law and urge them to not sign the petition to put the law to referendum.
Are you a student or someone looking for a part-time internship and passionate about LGBT equality? Know someone who is? Many of our supporters are surprised to learn Equality Maryland gets everything done with just three full-time staff, but we do it with the help of great volunteers and interns. From planning events and supporting new programs to helping keep the office running smoothly, our interns expand our capacity while gaining new skills. We’re currently seeking good candidates available for at least 10 hours per week for winter/spring, which generally runs January through April or May but dates are flexible.
Donations in honor and celebration of Scott’s life, can be made at the page he created himself when he joined the EQMD Board of Directors.
Last week, Maryland’s Medicaid Coverage Policy Advisory Committee recommended that Maryland’s Medicaid coverage be updated to provide transgender-inclusive health coverage for all participants in Maryland’s Medical Assistance (Medicaid) program. The Medical Assistance program is the primary source of health insurance coverage for low-income adults, families, and children in the State. The updated coverage will provide
Update: Scott passed away on the night of November 19th, surrounded by loved ones. At the November 14th Signature Brunch, the Boards of Directors and staff of Equality Maryland were proud to announce this award that was given earlier in the week to M. Scott Bowling, the Board Chair of our political arm, Equality Maryland,
Statement from Carrie Evans, Executive Director, EQMD Last night, 94% of the candidates endorsed by the Equality Maryland PAC won their races. While some of our stalwart allies, like Lt. Governor Brown and Del. John Olszweski, Jr.did not win, their contributions to making Maryland a better state for LGBT people and our families will not
Our work for LGBT equality is not done and we must continue to elect candidates who will help Equality Maryland and the LGBT communities we work for achieve fairness and equality.
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This ain’t your momma’s tupperware party. Join international celebrity comedienne Dixie Longate for an evening of comedy, laughter, and interlocking lids. Whether you need something to store those Thanksgiving leftovers or are just looking for a howling good show, Dixie never disappoints! Tickets are limited in each location, so get yours before they sell out.
The Fairness for All Marylanders Act goes into effect October 1st, ensuring that transgender Marylanders are protected from discrimination in employment, housing, places of public accommodation such as restaurants and movie theaters, and credit. Read on for statements from Equality Maryland and legislative leaders, and see “Know Your Rights: The Fairness for All Marylanders Act”
The Fairness for All Marylanders Act goes into effect today, October 1, 2014. This updates Maryland’s anti-discrimination law to include gender identity, protecting transgender people from discrimination. Get the facts from Equality Maryland and FreeState Legal Project on what this means for transgender Marylanders. Click here to read Equality Maryland and Free State Legal Project’s “Know Your Rights: The Fairness for All Marylanders Act ” document.
Have more questions about the Fairness for All Marylanders Act? Visit our FAQs here.
In just a couple of days we will be drawing the winner of the interior stateroom for two on the 2015 Equality Cruise. Buy your $25 raffle ticket..
Good morning! One more marriage bill!
People were so enthusiastic about the signed and framed marriage bills, we are selling a few more.