Equality Maryland seeks to end discrimination against lesbian, gay bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals in our lives as residents of Maryland, citizens of the United States, and neighbors in towns and cities across this great state.  Equality Maryland aims to provide visibility for the LGBT Marylanders across the State and in the media, and to discredit the false and irrational arguments used by our opponents to create a climate of fear and stigmatize our community.

Equality Maryland is working to address a wide range of issues that affect LGBT Marylanders:

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Today we’re announcing the search for our next Director, as Acting Director Keith Thirion departs for a position in DC. Keith has worked passionately..

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