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Police rule out terrorism in chemical agent release at Baltimore Pride Festival

On Saturday, revelers panicked after many couldn’t breathe and began to experience burning eyes after two groups got into a fight.

Wherever drag queen Tara Hoot goes, bomb threats seem to follow

The Washington, D.C., drag queen has been the target of at least eight bomb threats in recent months.

FBI responds to spate of bomb threats against Planet Fitness after right-wing transphobic campaign

Chaya Raichik, the right-wing extremist behind the account, has been targeting the gym chain over its inclusive stance on transgender members.

Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg tour Baltimore bridge collapse site, outline federal support for Maryland

The president was joined by the secretary of transportation at the Francis Scott Key Bridge crash site to commit more federal resources toward recovery efforts.

Pete Buttigieg commits federal resources to Baltimore bridge collapse recovery

From the scene of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, the transportation secretary promised that the Biden-Harris administration would be there to help the area recover.

Maryland man sentenced to 48 years for murder of transgender woman Taya Ashton

Prosecutors said DeAllen Price killed Ashton because she was transgender.

Gender-affirming care just became more accessible in Maryland

Medicaid must now cover “medically necessary” gender-affirming care procedures in Maryland.

Suspect accused of killing trans woman Meghan Riley Lewis released with no bail

Brian Delen allegedly misgendered and shot the trans activist and community leader while delivering her food. Local advocates are planing a protest after he was released without bail.

Transgender Woman Shot and Killed by Food Delivery Driver in Maryland, Police Say

Meghan Riley Lewis was 57 years old and had two children.

Couples from Hulu Documentary ‘We Live Here: The Midwest’ Discuss Life After Filming

Discover the poignant journeys of LGBTQ+ families in this Hulu documentary, showcasing resilience, love, and the quest for acceptance in the Midwest.

Media Matters Sues Far-Right Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

In a pivotal legal battle over free speech, Media Matters confronts Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in federal court, alleging unconstitutional retaliation in response to their reporting on social media platform X.

Gay Former Maryland Mayor Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

Patrick Wojahn was sentenced to 30 years in prison but will be eligible for parole after serving one-quarter of the time.

Gay Jewish Lawmaker's Apartment Targeted With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Maryland Delegate Joe Vogel’s vandalized residence reflects a grim ripple effect as experts warn of escalating inter-community conflicts with the ongoing Middle East turmoil.

Maryland Man Admits Sending Terror Threats to LGBTQ+ Group, Allies

The man deliberated targeted supporters of the trans community.

Maryland Parents Can’t Opt Kids Out of LGBTQ-Related Lessons: Judge

The group of parents are upset that their kids would be exposed to diverse authors and viewpoints in their English classes.

U.S. Appeals Court Dismisses Suit Against Trans-Supportive School Policy

The parents who sued in Maryland haven't shown that their children are being harmed by the policy, a judge wrote.

Maryland Parents Ask Judge to Allow Students to Avoid LGBTQ+ Books

The parents say that if their children have to read books about or by LGBTQ+ people, that would violate their rights to religious freedom.

89 Images of Vice President Kamala Harris Behind the Scenes from The Advocate’s Exclusive

Check out our recent coverage of Vice President Kamala Harris.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Ousted From House Freedom Caucus

The far-right faction in the House of Representatives kicked out the firebrand Georgia congresswoman after she argued with Rep. Lauren Boebert.

Johns Hopkins University Blasted Over Its Definition of ‘Lesbian’

Social media users accused the prestigious school of “erasing women.”