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Gov. O’Malley Signs Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination

Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed a measure to stop discrimination against transgender people.


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Md. Group Launches Referendum Effort For Gender Identity Discrimination Bill

The same website that organized the petition for referendum against Maryland’s same-sex marriage legalization in 2012 is now working to put a recently-passed gender identity discrimination legislation to a vote.


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DC On a Mission To Make All Single-Stall Public Bathrooms Gender Neutral

The D.C. Office of Human Rights wants city residents to participate in their efforts to make all public single-stall restrooms gender neutral.


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Md. 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.


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Md. Transgender Non-Discrimination Bill Passes in Senate

A bill that would prohibit gender-identity discrimination for employment, housing, public accommodations and credit in the state of Maryland passed in the state Senate Tuesday.


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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.


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Insurance Companies Ordered To Stop Denying Gender-Reassignment Surgery In D.C.

District of Columbia officials are announcing new steps to protect transgender residents from discrimination in health care.


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Transgender Athletes Get OK to Play for Virginia High Schools

The governing body of high school sports in Virginia has sanctioned the participation of transgender athletes at the state’s 313 high schools.


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New Gender Options for Facebook Users

You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.


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Transgender Candidate to Challenge Gay Senator in Maryland

A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.