Correctly answer three questions for a chance to win a copy of the powerful documentary, Mi Familia, which explores the trials of coming out in a Latino family.
In celebration of their mission to the gay and lesbian community, The First and Franklin Street Presbyterian Church is hosting a section of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The 54-ton, handmade tapestry honoring more than 90,000 individuals lost to AIDS will be exhibited in Reid Memorial Chapel. The Quilt began with a single 3 x 6 foot panel created in San Francisco in 1987. Today, it is composed of more than 47,000 individual 3 x 6 foot panels, each one commemorating the life of someone who has died of AIDS.
The GLCCB is hosting its first annual "Jew-ish/Gay-ish Passover Seder." The traditional Jewish evening of food, song and prayer is already attracting a diverse audience. Seder coordinator Charlie Mumford spoke to one attendant, Alice Chong, about her faith:
5 Common Identity Theft/Tax Frauds
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Despite the good news coming out of Annapolis this month, same-sex couples will remain separate and unequal compared to opposite-sex couples, at least in the eyes of the federal government.
Video Training Session for LGBT History Project
If you'd like to become a part of videotaping these stories we invite you to come to the GLCCB on Saturday, March 10 at 1 p.m. to participate in our camera training session. If you have camera and/or interview experience you also are welcome to come and learn about the project.
Please contact Marlene to RSVP to attend or tell us about your interest, if you cannot join us on Sat., March 10 at 1 p.m.
LGBT HISTORY PROJECT VIDEO TRAINING SESSION
Saturday, March 10 • 1pm • FREE
GLCCB • 241 West Chase St.
Local designer Carlous Palmer's Web Exotique Collection was based on basic principles of minimalism. His goal was to create designs with a futuristic yet wearable appeal. He also used only eco-conscious materials, those which are directly from and/or easy on the environment such as Beachwood pulp textiles and squid ink.
A free training session, "A Rose by Any Other Name: Understanding the Name Change Process," will be available to attorneys, paralegals and law students. Nicole Folks, Esq. of Kelliher & Salzer will provide attorneys with the nuts and bolts necessary for name change petition drafting. As an LGBT ally, Folks has been incredibly successful in helping numerous transgender individuals get name changes through the Circuit Court in Baltimore City.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz signed the gender anti-discrimination bill into law on February 28. Earlier this month, the Baltimore County Council passed the legislation, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation, in the areas of housing, employment, public accommodations, and financing on February 21, according to a joint press release from Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) Baltimore County and Gender Rights Maryland (GRMD), an organization dedicated to enacting similar statewide protections—the two groups that initiated the bill. The measure passed on a 5-2 vote.