ACC To Relocate Athletic Championships From North CarolinaThe Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the NCAA's lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law limiting protections for LGBT people.
NCAA Pulls 7 Postseason Events Out of NC Due to LGBT LawThe NCAA has pulled seven championship events from North Carolina, including opening-weekend men's basketball tournament games, for the coming year due to a state law that some say can lead to discrimination against LGBT people.
NBA Moving All-Star Game Out of Charlotte, Sites LGBT LawThe NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.
Baltimore PD reaching out to LGBT community about safetyThe Baltimore Police Department says it is reaching out to the city's LBGT community to discuss concerns and safety after the massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida.
Capitals' Braden Holtby To March In Capital Pride ParadeBraden Holtby will represent the Washington Capitals in the annual Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, which the goaltender hopes is just the start of his involvement in the gay-rights movement.
North Carolina Governor Leads Lawsuit Over LGBT RightsNorth Carolina filed a lawsuit Monday against the federal government in a fight for a state law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
North Carolina Leaders Show No Sign of Surrender On LGBT LawNorth Carolina's Republican leaders are showing no signs of backing down from their new bathroom rules despite the U.S. Justice Department's declaration that they violate federal civil rights laws and could cost the state dearly in lost education funding.
FDA Effort Aims to Curb Smoking In LGBT CommunityThe Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.
Top 10 National Stories of 2015The mystery surrounding the death of 25-year-old Baltimore resident Freddie Gray led to riots and protests that spread across the nation.
Man Charged In The 2014 Murder Of Mia Henderson, Sibling Of NBA PlayerThe Baltimore Police Department have charged a man in the 2014 murder of a transgender woman.
Best Bars In Baltimore To Celebrate Pride MonthPride month is celebrated each year to remember the Stonewall Riots. The Stonewall Riots took place in June of 1969 after police raided a gay bar in New York City. The riots and protests were the beginning of the LGBT movement. In most parts of the country, Pride Month is celebrated in June, but this year Baltimore Pride Month will be celebrated in July.
Best LGBT Pride Events In BaltimoreWhat is LGBT? LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. The term LGBT was first used in the 1990s and has replaced the more broad term "gay" to describe the LGBT community. LGBT is now the preferred term for describing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Though LGBT Pride Month is generally celebrated in June, Baltimore and surrounding events will take place from late May through late July. Baltimore members of the LGBT communities can participate in local events including Hagerstown Hopes Pride 2015 on May 16, Frederick Pride Out on the Creek on June 27, and the Baltimore Pride 2015 events from July 25 through July 26.