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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.

03/28/2014

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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.

03/27/2014

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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.

03/26/2014

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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.

03/20/2014

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Senate OKs Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination

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

03/04/2014

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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.

02/28/2014

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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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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.

08/23/2013

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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.

04/05/2013

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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.

02/21/2012

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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.

02/14/2012

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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.

01/17/2012

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