The Trump Administration submitted to Congress on March 28th a report of the list of categories of data it plans to collect for the 2020 Census and the American Community Survey (ACS). In this morning’s version of the Administration’s report, while it conspicuously excluded LGBT people on the list of “planned subjects” for the nation’s decennial census and longer form survey, “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” were included as “proposed” subjects in the appendix – indicating that data collection on these categories may have been in the works in an earlier version. Last year, a number of federal agencies urged the Census Bureau to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data, explaining that the information was critical to their ability to implement and enforce the law.
LGBT deaf people are more often than not, left out of activities and events in the community. On March 31st, the GLCCB, Baltimore’s LGBT community center, took an important first step in addressing that problem, with a town hall focused on listening to the deaf community. The aim of the meeting was to ascertain what steps both the GLCCB and Baltimore Pride could take to better include and serve people who are deaf.
On April 22nd, HybridNine and the Baltimore Eagle Present "Submit", at the Baltimore Eagle (2022 North Charles). DJ Ryan Doubleyou (Nest) and DJ Matt Eagle) will play the music from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., and porn star/dancers Aleks Buldocek, Jonah Fantana, and Lorenzo Flexx of TitanMen will invade the Baltimore Eagle to provide entertainment.
The grand opening of the new John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice will take place on May 8th. The new institution combines under one new roof the current Moore Clinic and the Blalock Specialty Clinic, serving patients with hepatitis. This move represents a significant change for both clinics. The Moore Clinic currently services 3,600 patients living with HIV/AIDS, including in Baltimore. Their viral suppression rate at the downtown center was 85 percent, as of October-November 2016.
Blue Collar / Black Leather – a collection of ten prints by local artist Justin Osborne and Frank Vit and presented by WLK Omnimedia – opened upstairs at the Baltimore Eagle on Friday, April 7th with a gala reception held in the loft space above the leather store.
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