UMB Names First Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Officer

University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS, has concluded a national search with the appointment of the University’s first Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO/VP). Diane Forbes Berthoud, PhD, will assume the position on July 1, reporting directly to the president. As CDEIO/VP, she will steward UMB’s … More UMB Names First Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Officer

Why Chelsea Manning is Qualified to Run for Senate

“Chelsea Manning is superbly qualified to run for the United States Senate, not only because she is an American who meets all the legal requirements, but also because she has the courage to challenge and shake up a supremely flawed elitist system” Melanie Nathan. Yup call me haughty – that is me quoting me! My … More Why Chelsea Manning is Qualified to Run for Senate

Another Ruling Blocking Muslim Ban 3.0

IAAB v. Trump Team Praises Ruling Blocking Muslim Ban 3.0 Washington, DC – Early this morning, Judge Theodore D. Chuang of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland issued a ruling in Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) v. Trump, blocking the Trump administration from implementing Muslim Ban 3.0, which was scheduled to go … More Another Ruling Blocking Muslim Ban 3.0

Uganda Embassy has been hit by Light Brigade Maryland | Uganda Reject Homophobia

While protesting the Kill the Gays Bill tonight Light Brigade Maryland has a friendly visit form The Secret Service who may well have liked what they were doing. The Secret Service stopped by Light Brigade Maryland‘s “REJECT UGANDAN HOMOPHOBIA” message tonight at the Ugandan Embassy. “That’s one jurisdiction of the law we have not had … More Uganda Embassy has been hit by Light Brigade Maryland | Uganda Reject Homophobia

Petition to Fight Maryland Anti-Gay Pastor’s Kill the Gays Rhetoric

Make It Stop. By Melanie Nathan, Oct 25, 2012. Today I received this e-mail from Heather Cronk, Managing Director of GetEQUAL , who describes herself as a “proud Maryland resident.”  Maryland is one of hte states where an anti- same-sex marriage appears on the ballot for next month.  Heather describes the Kill the Gays rhetoric … More Petition to Fight Maryland Anti-Gay Pastor’s Kill the Gays Rhetoric