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Baltimore Frat Under Fire for Allegedly Rejecting Gay Pledge

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 29, 2013
A fraternity at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, is under investigation after its officials allegedly rejected a gay pledge.

Baltimore’s National Aquarium Opens Blacktip Reef Exhibit

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 9, 2013
A trip to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor reveals Blacktip Reef, a new 260,000-gallon exhibit showcasing a variety of sharks and endangered coral ecosystems.

Baltimore: Good to Be Gay (and Legal to Get Hitched)

By Robert Israel | Monday Jun 10, 2013
The Charm City earns its nickname as Baltimore offers funky neighborhoods and a burgeoning LGBT scene anchored by Maryland’s same-sex marriage law that went into effect this year.

Baltimore Celebrates Black History Month

By Matthew Wexler | Monday Feb 4, 2013
In honor of Black History Month, EDGE highlights Baltimore’s events and exhibitions that pay tribute to the African-American men and women who helped shape the nation.

Gay Md. Man Calls Christmas Eve Attack a Hate Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 31, 2012
A gay man from Baltimore, Md., who was attacked outside a liquore store on Christmas Eve said the five men did it because he is gay.

Baltimore Welcomes Same-Sex Marriage with Dedicated LGBT Microsite

Thursday Nov 8, 2012
The ballots have been counted and the people have spoken - Maryland has upheld the legalization of same-sex marriage, and the city of Baltimore is ready to welcome happy couples for weddings, receptions and honeymoons.

Pro Athletes Becoming Outspoken Gay-Rights Advocate

By Patrick Condon | Saturday Sep 15, 2012
With Minnesota voters weighing whether to ban gay marriage this fall, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has emerged as a high-profile gay rights champion - and a symbol of changing attitudes toward homosexuality in the sports world.

Vigil Held for Gay Baltimore Man Killed in Street Shooting

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Aug 16, 2012
A gay man from a Baltimore suburb was shot and killed Friday morning on the front steps of his home. The incident has shaken the small, wealthy neighborhood as authorities say they will increase security.

Find Divine Pride in Baltimore

By Robert Israel | Thursday May 24, 2012
Baltimore is a friendly and historic city now in the throes of celebrating a fun and raucous summer, with Pride scheduled for June 15-17.

Creating Change Draws More Than 3,000 to Baltimore

By Michael K. Lavers | Monday Jan 30, 2012
More than 3,000 LGBT activists descended upon Baltimore from Jan. 25-29 for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s 24th annual Creating Change conference.