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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.
2015 Diamonds & Denim Earlybird Tickets
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.
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 Cruise 2015
Are you dreaming of warmer weather? Take a cruise with us and chase the winter blues away!Click here for more information.
Looking for an Opportunity to Make a Difference in Baltimore?
Looking for a career? Thinking about a change? The Baltimore Police Dept. is working to increase LGBT representation on the force. Watch this video of LGBT officers on the BPD.
Equality Maryland
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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Equality Maryland seeks winter/spring interns!

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.

Click here for the internship description.

Maryland Medicaid Set to Expand Coverage for Transgender Health Coverage

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

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The M. Scott Bowling Courage Award

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,

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Maryland General Election Results

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

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

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