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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

National Cathedral

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

boy scouts of america office

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

Family Research Council Shooting

Gov’t Seeks 45 Years For Attack On Christian Group

Prosecutors say a Virginia man who planned a mass killing at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group should spend 45 years in prison for his plot.

04/23/2013

boy scouts of america office

Gay Md. Teen May Be Denied Eagle Scout Ranking

With the wave of a sign at a busy Bethesda intersection Thursday, Pascal Tessier joined about a dozen classmates in a demonstration against an organization he says he loves but knows doesn’t fully accept him and could, at any moment, throw him out.

04/12/2013

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Former Ravens LB Ayanbadejo Sees Gay NFL Players Coming Out

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo says up to four NFL players may soon come out as gay, according to a published report.

04/05/2013

Brendon Ayanbadejo

Gay-Rights Backers Await For Their Jackie Robinson

Brendon Ayanbadejo has heard from many players who applaud his support of gay marriage — some of them teammates, others from the opposing side of the line.

02/01/2013

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Famous Church’s Bells To Ring For Same-Sex Couples

The Washington National Cathedral had been ready to embrace same-sex marriage for some time, though it took a series of recent events and a new leader for the prominent, 106-year-old church to announce Wednesday that it would begin hosting such nuptials.

01/10/2013

same-sex marriage, marriage equality

Md. Same-Sex Couples Prepare For Jan. 1 Marriages

Gay couples are preparing for New Year’s Day weddings in the first state south of the Mason-Dixon Line to allow same-sex marriage, which will become legal in Maryland on Tuesday.

12/31/2012

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