Category Maryland

Show Up, Pariahs

Tonight in Baltimore, about 40 people gathered at the foot of the Washington Monument in Mt. Vernon, Baltimore’s Gayborhood. Activist Meredith Moise and the Baltimore Guardian Angels organized  the gathering to condemn anti-gay violence in response to the beating of Kenni Shaw, a gay man,  in East Baltimore on Christmas Day. This is what the men […]

“Marriage sucked all the air out of the room”

If I had to guess, I would think that making comments that challenge Gays and Lesbians for daring to attend to their own needs wouldn’t endear Sharon Brackett, a Trans Woman and board chair for Gender Rights Maryland, to the Gays and Lesbians who finally gained some measure of equality after a decades-long struggle. Some […]

Hipster Racism Is Still Racism

Shame on Cafe Hon. More here and here.

Here Are Your Neighbors Who Will Vote Against Marriage Equality

Here is the list of Marylanders who signed a petition to put marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples to a vote. 100970895-Civil-Marriage-Petition-Signers-July-12-2012 If your neighbors on on this list, might be time to have a chat with them. That’s why pencils have erasers. Vote for Question 6.

Bad Policy is Bad Policy

I recently ran across this video featuring my friend Dana LaRocca, for whom I have much respect. Give it a watch. I agree with much of what Dana says. But I do take strong exception, however, with the idea she floats that Gays and Lesbians weren’t “educated” about Trans issues in 2001. Because it is […]

Baltimore’s “Sex Guide”

Men who exploit Women in Baltimore “rate” their experiences on USA Sex Guide here.

“Protecting” Marriage: It’s Not About The Children

“Marriage, the (unbalanced) union of a man and a woman, has served society Men well for thousands of years. Marriage is more than what adults Men want for themselves: an exchange of the female’s domestic service and sexual consortium in return for financial support that depends solely on the whims of the Man. It’s also about the next generation (of sexual servants). […]

Gender Rights Maryland is DTF

So this man seems, um, a little off. These comments are from The Bilerico Project, a well-known woman-hating Gay blog (h/t to Mansplainin’ & Transplainin’). Oh! But it gets better. Or worse.

Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities Fails Women

Maryland District Court Judge Bruce S. Lamdin, who sits in Baltimore County (where I live), has decided to “retire” rather than face judicial ethics charges stemming from his conduct during an order of protection hearing. Listen to the Lamdin Audio (trigger warning for extreme woman hatred). Read the news links below for details on Lamdin’s egregious behavior. So, […]

An Examination of Strategies to Obtain Legislation that Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity in the State of Maryland, 2000

Reblogging for history only. An Examination of Strategies to Obtain Legislation that Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity in the State of Maryland A. Introduction The purpose of this paper is to explore the ways in which civil rights advocates in Maryland may win the fight to obtain protections against discrimination based on gender identity. […]