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Transgender man fights denial of child visitation rights

Saturday, October 24, 2015
Michael Conover with his son, Jaxson.
A transgender man has been denied visitation and custody rights to a child conceived before he and his partner were married and later divorced. ...

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Transgender woman fatally shot in Maryland; suspect arrested

Sunday, October 18, 2015
Suspect Rico Hector LeBlond (left) and victim Zella Ziona (right)
Officers say 21-year-old Zella Ziona was found suffering from a gunshot wound about 5:45 p.m. Thursday in an alleyway. ...

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Congressman’s aid arrested after attacking his boyfriend with a knife and shovel

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Sander Levin
Timothy Foster, 32, was arrested Oct. 8 and charged with aggravated assault and two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. ...

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Judge: Maryland prison mistreated transgender inmate

Thursday, September 24, 2015
In her ruling, Shaffer said the corrections officers "created a hostile environment" that began shortly after Neon Brown arrived.
A transgender inmate who says she was called "it" and "some kind of animal" by guards who watched her shower has won a major legal victory. ...

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Court: No visitation rights for woman after same-sex divorce

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Seal of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland
Judge Robert A. Zarnoch says that clearer laws governing the rights of same-sex couples need to be established up by state legislators. ...

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Graduation robes go gender-neutral in Maryland school district

Monday, June 8, 2015
Out of respect for transgender students, three high schools in Maryland's Montgomery County have begun using a single color for graduation robes to make them gender neutral. ...

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Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley waves as he arrives with his wife Katie O'Malley to an event to announce that he is entering the Democratic presidential race, on Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Baltimore.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Saturday joined the Democratic presidential race with a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the 2016 nomination. ...

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Maryland lawmakers ease birth certificate requirements for transgender residents

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
A measure to make it easier for transgender residents to get new birth certificates has cleared the Maryland General Assembly and now heads to Gov. Larry Hogan. ...

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Martin O’Malley: GOP support for Indiana religious freedom law ‘shameful’

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley arrives for a Politics and Eggs breakfast with area business leaders, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Bedford, N.H. The stop is one of many for those seeking their party's nomination for president in the nation's earliest presidential primary state.
Likely Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley says it's "shameful" for Republicans to support an Indiana law that critics see as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians. ...

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Maryland Senate OKs artificial insemination healthcare bill for same-sex couples

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Maryland statehouse in Annapolis
Female same-sex couples in Maryland would have the same health care benefits for artificial insemination as heterosexual couples, under a bill passed by the state Senate. ...

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