Tuesday, September 8, 7:30pm
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
7246 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045
Being a youth today is incredibly challenging, doubly so if you’re LGBT. Nothing is more important to the development of a child than having a strong support network, with their parents being the head of that network.
Yesterday the Directors of Equality Maryland voted to continue the organization’s work to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Marylanders, electing a transitional board and continuing the leadership of Acting Director Keith Thirion.
This Pride story begins one evening in 2008 around the dinner table. Our older daughter, Claire, then a high school senior, said she had something important to tell us. And then she came out as a lesbian. To say I was surprised is an understatement. I asked her if she was sure. Her sister, Margaret,(…)
Wednesday, September 9, 10:00am-12:00noon
House Office Building, Room 12o
6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
The Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families of the Maryland General Assembly will convene a hearing for the purpose of discussing and addressing the needs of LGBT youth in Maryland.
November 13 & 14, 2015 in Baltimore
North Baltimore Plaza Hotel, Timonium, MD
Friday, November 13: Professional Symposium
Workshops, discussions and networking for education, medical, mental health and social service professionals.
Saturday, November 14: Family Day
Workshops for parents and caregivers; full programs for youth: teen workshops, tween programming and a kids’ camp.
Saturday, October 3, 12:00 noon-9;00pm
Bull Run Park Special Events Center
The purpose of this festival is to celebrate the history, progress, and diversity of the Northern Virginia LGBTQ-community and its straight allies, provide unforgettable entertainment, a forum for local LGBTQ groups to network, and showcase pro-equality businesses and organizations in the community-at-large.
Please ask your federal legislators to prevent and respond to discrimination and violence against LGBT people globally by becoming an Original Cosponsor of the International Human Rights Defense Act of 2015.