Lawmakers renew effort to study slavery reparations

Members of Congress are renewing efforts to reckon with the nation’s racial past, reintroducing legislation that could create a commission to study and possibly offer reparations to descendants of slaves. Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California,…

Women break records in midterm elections

WASHINGTON – While the country is waiting to see who will win the most seats among Democrats and Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections, another battle is taking place, one fought by women, regardless of their political party. Women candidates…

Resolutions address gender gap in Maryland businesses

A resolution that states that there is a gender disparity in the Maryland workplace aims to fix the gender gap by encouraging companies to diversify.

Gallery: Women’s March on Washington 2018

WASHINGTON – Thousands of women and men marched on the nation’s capital on Jan. 20 to mark the first anniversary of the massive march staged on Jan. 21, 2017, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president. The photographer, Julia…

Meet the men of the Women’s March

Women’s rights, environmental concerns, safety for immigrants, and LGBT equality brought out large numbers of men, despite the event’s name.

Maryland ahead of Congress in female legislative representation, but numbers have stagnated

While the share of women in the General Assembly surpasses that of the U.S. Congress, the number has not changed significantly in more than a decade.

UMCP ranked in top 30 most LGBT-friendly campuses

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland, College Park has been voted one of the top 30 LGBT-friendly campuses in the nation for the fifth year in a row. But some students say there’s still more progress to be made.…

Same-Sex Marriage: One Year Later

With the passage of Question 6 a little over a year ago, gay marriage was legalized in Maryland. But what is the state of gay marriage now?