Category: WISE LGBTQ Huddle News


ACLU shares important LGBTQ rights victory in Maryland!

Dear Friends, I am excited to share with you an important victory! Max Brennan, a 16-year-old student, had been barred by Talbot County Public Schools from using the boys’ restrooms and locker rooms simply because he is transgender. Max is…

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2 years since Pulse Nightclub – 49 innocent lives lost due to hatred and guns

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Student leaders take the pledge: Young people pledge to VOTE for Safety from gun violence; equality across race, gender and sexual orientation; and action on climate change

donate 60 seconds to change the world Hundreds of student leaders and valedictorians in 110 cities across the nation have raised their hands to donate 60 seconds of their commencement address to make a common pledge to vote on the…

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WISE is #opentoall!

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Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission (CCCR)

From FreeState Justice: By now, you have probably heard about this morning’s ruling in the Supreme Court case, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission (CCCR). While it is true that the Court ruled that the CCCR was wrong in finding…

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WISE LGBTQ huddle is PROUD!

WISE LGBTQ huddle honored by FreeState Justice of Maryland with a Champion Awardf for leadership and contributions to the Maryland LGBTQ community in the 2018 legislative session.

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WHAT’S AT STAKE AT THE SUPREME COURT? A LICENSE TO DISCRIMINATE

NEW VIDEO FROM HRC — WHAT’S AT STAKE AT THE SUPREME COURT? A LICENSE TO DISCRIMINATE: Any day now, the Supreme Court of the United States is expected to rule in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a…

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VICTORY! MARYLAND ENACTS LEGISLATION PROTECTING LGBTQ YOUTH FROM “CONVERSION THERAPY”

VICTORY! MARYLAND ENACTS LEGISLATION PROTECTING LGBTQ YOUTH FROM “CONVERSION THERAPY”: Maryland has officially joined the growing number of states and municipalities adopting critical protections for LGBTQ youth. “No child should ever be subjected to the abusive practice of so-called ‘conversion…

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2018 LGBTQ Youth Report from UConn

https://assets2.hrc.org/files/assets/resources/2018-YouthReport-NoVid.pdf From HRC: BREAKING — HRC AND UCONN RELEASE GROUNDBREAKING SURVEY OF 12,000 LGBTQ TEENS NATIONWIDE: At press conference this morning, the HRC Foundation in partnership with the University of Connecticut released the largest-of-its-kind survey ever of more than 12,000…

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A Growing Problem for the Military Transgender Ban — Facts

A Growing Problem for the Military Transgender Ban — Facts By The Editorial Board The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section. April 29,…

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