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  • Judge calls Baltimore City's argument in discrimination case 'abhorrent'

    Judge calls Baltimore City's argument in discrimination case 'abhorrent'
    Elie Arsham used to be an engineer at Baltimore's Department of Public Works, until she was terminated in early 2014, after many years of service during which, she claims, she suffered such ill treatment at the hands of her supervisor, Prakash Mistry, that she attempted suicide. Arsham sued for discrimination because, she asserts, Mistry believed "that she was a member of the 'Parsee' ethnic group, and he expressed his disdain" for them, though Arsham's "ethnic heritage is Persian (modern-day Iran)," her lawsuit explains.
  • Transgender Victims Remembered: Despite legal progress, 233 were killed in anti-transgender violence over the last year

    Transgender Victims Remembered: Despite legal progress, 233 were killed in anti-transgender violence over the last year
    Two lines of people holding unlit candles stretched down the long center aisle at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore last Thursday. As the service attendees—more than a hundred total—reached the front of the line in pairs, two...

    More Mencken

    More Mencken
    As a student, Marion Elizabeth Rodgers was intending to write a master’s thesis on the poetry of T. S. Eliot, when she stumbled upon a box of letters between H. L. Mencken and his wife, Sara, at the Goucher* Library. That chance encounter led to her...

    The State of Queer Politics

    The State of Queer Politics
    Meredith Moise has spent a lifetime working as a community organizer and offers a unique perspective on what has changed over the years and whether things have gotten better for LGBTQ folks. "For some of us, for gay white men, it is getting better,"...

    Trans guys have amazing dicks that are different from cis guys' dicks-how does she know she won't like it or even prefer it?

    Of love and regret My boyfriend of three months, "Marcus," told me last week that he is a trans man. He has performed oral sex on me and fingered me, but he never let me reciprocate and told me he didn't want to have penis-in-vagina sex yet because to him...