Baltimore OUTloud June 7, 2019 0 comments

It’s Pride 2019

JUNE. SWELTERING HEAT, insects, cookouts, pools, and most notably – it’s Pride season! Baltimore Pride, entering its 45th year, will provide an environment for all of Maryland’s sexual and gender minority community to showcase their culture, express their authentic identities, and revel in a weekend of celebrating us. This year’s...
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Frankie Kujawa June 7, 2019 0 comments

Jim Williams: In His Own Words

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”  Few people have embodied the answer to this question more than Baltimore OUTloud’s co-founder and co-owner Jim Williams.  Throughout Jim’s life, his strong work ethic, passion, humility, and heart have...
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Jim Becker June 7, 2019 0 comments

Presbyterian minister spoke out for gay people in the 1900s

Philadelphia – Historian Jonathan Katz’s participation in a gay liberation organization during the 1970s spurred his passion for researching LGBTQ history. A native of New York City’s Greenwich Village, Katz joined the Gay Activists Alliance in 1971. His interest fueled his recent discovery at Philadelphia’s Presbyterian Historical Society. There, he...
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Brian George Hose June 7, 2019 0 comments

The Wounds of the Closet

We wouldn’t have Pride if we didn’t have the closet first. The closet isn’t a good place to be. It’s dark, it’s lonely, and, over time, becomes a kind of prison. It’s a difficult problem everyone in our community has faced because the closet exists for a reason: it keeps...
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Baltimore OUTloud June 7, 2019 0 comments

Rainbow Country Resorts Brings 100-plus Acre Men’s Destination to West Virginia

The West Virginia foothills are about to be even closer to heaven with the upcoming arrival of Rainbow Country Resorts, a newly constructed men’s outdoor destination. Originally a 100-plus acre horse ranch, Rainbow Country Resorts will be a year-round operation nestled in the idyllic alpine valley along the Potomac. The...
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Linda Dominguez, Esquire June 7, 2019 0 comments

What’s Trump Done to Asylum?

There have been many recent changes (amid a flurry of proposals) to the immigration law as it applies to applications for asylum in the US. Both international law and federal law contain provisions for people to apply for asylum or refugee status based on past persecution or well-founded fear of...
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Baltimore OUTloud June 7, 2019 0 comments

City Council Candidate: ‘Out, Proud, and Ready to Serve’

Dear LGBTQ Communities, Can you believe, in this day and age, that Baltimore has no openly LGBTQ representation in city government? Representation is power. When elected leaders from our community are in the room, they humanize our lives, impact policy and legislative debates, and influence other colleagues to vote in...
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David Egan June 7, 2019 0 comments

Hot DIY Wedding Tips

Doing things yourself can be a great way to save money on your wedding. Trading money and convenience for time and effort can build camaraderie and give you genuine joy in the doing.  First, a caveat: If you’re a deadline-driven person like me, especially one who struggles with procrastination (also...
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