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Southern Baptist Leader: No Change On Marriage Stance

The new president of the Southern Baptist Convention said Wednesday that the denomination won’t relax its position on same-sex marriage and transgender identity, even as courts across the country strike down gay marriage bans and the group tries to bolster membership.

06/11/2014

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Transgender Candidate To Challenge Gay Senator

A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.

01/31/2014

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Md. Teen Aims To Be Among First Gay Eagle Scouts

A Maryland boy aims to be one of the first openly gay Eagle Scouts when the Boy Scouts of America open their ranks to gay scouts this week.

12/31/2013

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Morgan State Puts Kappas On Probation Until 2015 After Frat Rejected Gay Hopeful

A fraternity at Morgan State University is on probation until 2015 following accusations that it rejected a recruit because he is gay.

12/03/2013

Brian Stewart

Student Says Frat Rejected Him Because He Is Gay

An honor student at Morgan State University filed a complaint after he says he was kept out of a national fraternity because he is gay and he has text messages he claims are between current members which prove his allegations.

10/29/2013

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Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Removed From MLK Concert

A gospel singer who says God delivered him from being gay was removed from a concert lineup at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial after a request from Washington’s mayor.

08/11/2013

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Md. Delegate Could Become State’s 1st Female & Nation’s 1st Openly Gay Governor

A Montgomery County Democrat promises to stir things up in the party’s business-as-usual political machine.

07/17/2013

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Same-Sex Ruling Has Employers Tweaking Benefits

The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on same-sex marriage has private employers around the country scrambling to make sure their employee benefit plans comply with the law.

07/05/2013

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National Cathedral To Hold Service On Gay Marriage

Washington National Cathedral plans to hold a special prayer service for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender families on the day when the Supreme Court may rule on the legality of gay marriage.

06/25/2013

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Baltimore Area Boy Scouts Join Historic Vote Lifting Ban On Openly Gay Members

The vote is historic–the Boy Scouts of America decides to allow gay members. The Baltimore area Boy Scouts Council joined those voting Thursday to lift the ban.

05/24/2013

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D.C. Area Boy Scout Council Supports Lifting Gay Ban

The top Boy Scout executive in the council covering the District of Columbia and parts of Maryland and Virginia is supporting the national board’s decision to accept openly gay scouts.

05/23/2013

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Mayor To Preside At Pride Festival Mass Wedding

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will officiate a mass wedding for same-sex couples during the Baltimore Pride Festival next month.

05/20/2013

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