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    Did You Know?

    Maryland is home to around 250,000 LGBTQ people? 30,000+ LGBTQ students attend Maryland’s public schools. Studies show that the vast majority of these students are bullied regularly? Up to 25% of LGBTQ youth are forced to leave home after coming...
    September 9, 2014 90 0
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    FreeState Celebrates Community Icon: Jean-Michel Brevelle

    FreeState is proud to celebrate Jean-Michel Brevelle! Jean-Michel Brevelle has been an activist fighting for the rights of LGBTQ people and people living with HIV for over 30 years. As an out and visible, gay-identified, transgender...
    August 25, 2014 39 0
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    FreeState Legal Project and Baltimore Center for Black Equity Announce Partnership

      FreeState is proud to announce its partnership with the Baltimore Center for Black Equity. This strategic partnership will engage Black LGBTQ community members, and expand awareness of critical resources within Maryland for LGBTQ populations. The...
    August 13, 2014 78 0
  • Events

    YEA Report, Living in the Margins, Released Today

    The Youth Equality Alliance (YEA), a statewide coalition of various service providers, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and individual advocates that seeks to identify policy and regulatory solutions to problems faced by LGBTQ youth in Maryland education,...
    August 12, 2014 71 0
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    Community Icons: FreeState Celebrates Becky Savadkin

    FreeState is proud to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of Becky Savadkin, this week’s Community Icon! Becky Savadkin is a community member who has worked tirelessly to end LGBT homelessness. As LGBT Outreach Coordinator for the Mayor’s Office of...
    August 11, 2014 46 0

Upcoming Events

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    Trainings for LGBTQ Youth, Families & Service Providers


    FreeState Legal Project is partnering with the Lower Shore LGBTQ Coalition and Salisbury University’s Department of Social Work  to offer a series of trainings on October 19th and 20th for youth, families, educators and social service providers  on the rights of LGBTQ Youth, as well as best practices. For more information, click here.

Resources Trans Youth & Families

In partnership with Maryland PFLAG chapters, FreeState has created a resource page for Maryland trans* youth and their families. Click image. Trans Youth Website Picture Link

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