Category: WISE LGBTQ Huddle News


Daily Call to Action: Relentlessly stand against hate

Did you know that we are home 19 Hate Groups active in Maryland, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, https://www.splcenter.org? In addition, the number of hate crimes committed doubled from 2016 to 2017 in Maryland according to the State…

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Trump is sending LGBTQ migrants ‘back to hell’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-is-sending-lgbtq-migrants-back-to-hell/2018/07/24/eb305d72-8ec3-11e8-8322-b5482bf5e0f5_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.10c1df79ef60&wpisrc=nl_opinions&wpmm=1

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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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