$25 can get you a room for two on the 2015 Cruise!
We are only selling 100 tickets in the raffle to win a free room on the 2015 Equality Cruise. Your chance to win ends on December 20, 2014. Buy your raffle ticket today!
Scenes from the Signature Brunch
We had a great time at the 2014 Signature Brunch, here are some of the great photos!
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.
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 2014
Did you miss all the fun? Don't worry, we put together a video with some of the highlights. Watch the video on YouTube now.
Equality Maryland
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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She is coming Y’all!

Click here to watch the video she made for us.
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.

To purchase tickets.

Fairness for All Marylanders Act goes into effect October 1st

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”

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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.

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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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..

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Good morning! One more marriage bill!

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People were so enthusiastic about the signed and framed marriage bills, we are selling a few more.

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Proud to have been invited to AG-Elect Brian Frosh’s transition policy forum

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We were delighted to host Ukrainian activists at our office this morning. There is a lot of incredible grassroots activism happening in the Ukraine…

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