While Maryland enacts paid family and medical leave, Congress is stalled

Proponents of family and medical leave reforms, including Maryland’s two Democratic senators, are frustrated with the stalemate.

Lawmakers, families, advocates challenge handling of COVID in federal prisons

Incarcerated people, generally, are three times more likely to die of COVID-19 than people in the general population, according to Corene Kendrick, deputy director of the ACLU National Prison Project.

With short blood supplies, Red Cross partners with LGBTQ+ groups to research potential new sources

Almost 300 participants have been recruited for the ADVANCE study that hopes to provide evidence to repeal the current policy that prevents gay and bisexual men from donating blood.