Quick—what is the big issue facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Marylanders in 2015?
Both the state legislature and voters made 2012 the year that the state chose same-sex marriage. In 2014, the legislature passed expanded anti-discrimination laws that included protections for transgender and genderqueer people in matters of housing, employment, and public accommodations. In each case, both state and national progressive organizations rallied behind calls for fairness in campaigns that required both lobbying and grassroots organizing.
Now those big wins are done, so what comes next?
At the national level, there is obvious traction...