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Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination In Md. Approved

Maryland takes another step in equality with the passage of an anti-discrimination bill aimed at protecting transgendered people.



Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination Approved

A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender cleared the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday, and Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to sign the bill into law.



Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination Progresses

A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender has moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates.


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Pvt. Manning Seeks Formal Name Change To Chelsea

The Army private who was tried and convicted as Bradley Edward Manning for leaking U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks is petitioning a Kansas court for a name change, to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.



Senate OKs Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination

The Maryland Senate passed legislation on Tuesday to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender.



Md. Senate Set To Vote On Transgender Bill

Maryland’s Senate is set to vote on a bill to protect transgender people from discrimination in housing, employment and other areas.


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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.


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Manning’s Gender Transition Sets Up Legal Showdown

Bradley Manning is the first transgender military inmate to ask for hormone treatments, officials say, a request that could lead to a legal showdown over how — and if — the soldier convicted in the WikiLeaks case will be allowed to live as a female behind bars.


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Baltimore City Police Investigating Murder Of Transgender Woman

Loved ones are looking for answers after a transgender woman was shot to death in East Baltimore. At this point, police say it’s too early to call it a hate crime.


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Baltimore County Council Approves Transgender Rights Bill

The Baltimore County Council approves a controversial measure protecting transgender people from discrimination. The bill was brought on by a high-profile attack on a transgender woman at McDonald’s.


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Marylanders Meet To Debate Transgender Rights Bill

Strengthening human rights for transgender people has ignited a firestorm of protest in Baltimore County. Late Tuesday afternoon, the public had their last chance to influence the council ahead of next week’s vote.


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Md. Lawmaker Proposes Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination Bill

A battle is brewing in Baltimore County over transgender rights. One lawmaker is pushing to protect those individuals from discrimination, but his plan is meeting stiff resistance.