Tag Archives: Baltimore

Todd Starnes Has The Baltimore Sadz

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BREAKING: Maryland DA Charges Six Cops In Custody Death Of Freddie Gray

Charges include second-degree murder, manslaughter, assault, and police misconduct.

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Tweet Of The Day

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Baltimore Protests Spread To Manhattan

Via AM New York: Several hundred vocal demonstrators marched through Manhattan streets Wednesday night to protest the death of a Baltimore man in police custody that has sparked widespread riots and looting across Maryland’s largest city. Police said dozens were arrested throughout the evening in Manhattan after they resisted officers trying to keep them on sidewalks and off streets clogged …

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Baltimore To See Pro Baseball First

It’s believed that this is a first for major league baseball: “After consultation with Major League Baseball and city and local officials, tomorrow’s game between the Orioles and Chicago White Sox will be closed to the public,” the team said in a statement. “The Orioles will also play their three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays, scheduled for May 1-3, …

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Hillary Reacts To Baltimore Riots

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BALTIMORE: Governor Declares State Of Emergency, Calls Out National Guard

Via ABC News: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency today following a violent gathering in Baltimore, where people threw objects at police, set cars on fire and looted businesses. Hogan also activated the National Guard. The standoff began near the Mondawmin Mall in the northwest part of the city, the Baltimore Police Department said, as the group …

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MARYLAND: Archdiocese Of Baltimore Church Holds Gay Pride Celebration

Set your faces to stunned. From the website of the Archdiocese Of Baltimore: Celebrate Pride Month with the St. Ignatius community! Embracing God’s Gifts, St. Ignatius’ Gay & Lesbian ministry, is inviting you to join us on Friday, June 13th at 7 PM in the Chapel of Grace, where we will give thanks to God for the gift of family. …

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Baltimore Landslide

There’s some screaming, so you might want to turn it down.

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MARYLAND: Baltimore Mayor To Officiate Mass Gay Wedding At Pride Event

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake will officiate at a mass gay wedding ceremony during her city’s gay pride event. The GLBT Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland is hosting the annual parade and block party in Mount Vernon and festival at Druid Hill Park — the largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender gathering in the state — on June …

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Beach House – Wishes

Beach House is from Baltimore and it shows. The clip is delightfully weird and quite appropriately it features Twin Peaks cast member Ray Wise.

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MARYLAND: Archdiocese Of Baltimore Deacon Busted For Child Pornography

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has issued a statement. Dear Parishioners, Earlier today, the Archdiocese of Baltimore learned that Deacon William Albaugh, 66, was arrested this morning on a charge of possession of child pornography by the Baltimore County Police Department. Albaugh, a permanent deacon assigned to St. Joseph Church in Fullerton, was ordained in 1996 and has spent his entire …

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Armisted Maupin Settles Super Bowl Bet

Famed gay novelist Amistead Maupin made a Super Bowl bet with fellow writer Laura Lippman in which the loser would pen an ode to the winner’s hometown. Here’s Maupin’s tribute to Baltimore. The Virtues of Baltimore (After Pondering Weak and Weary) Who makes Baltimore so fine? The Duchess of Windsor or Divine? Poe and his Raven or Mama Cass? The …

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Ayanbadejo Reacts To 49ers Flap

“I’ve preached since day one to my teammates that there’s certain words you can’t say. And when they’re around me they know — if B.A.’s around, you can’t say ‘gay’ in a derogatory manner, you can’t say the three-letter ‘f’ word. And I tell them, I go, you can’t say those things. And if people hear you say those things, …

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Maryland Marriages Begin At Midnight

Maryland’s first same-sex marriages will take place tonight shortly after the first stroke of the new year. The mayor of Baltimore has ordered the opening of City Hall for the ceremonies. “New Years Day will have a new meaning for the hundreds – if not thousands – of couples who will finally have the right to marry the person they …

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Editorial Of The Day

From the Baltimore Sun: The case for Question 6, which would affirm Maryland’s law authorizing same-sex marriage, is simple. It upholds the principle that the law should treat everyone the same. Marriage is both a religious and a civil institution. Churches, synagogues and mosques have always set their own rules about which marriages they recognize, and this law does not …

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Editorial Of The Day

From the Baltimore Sun: The opponents [of same-sex marriage] are resorting to spurious arguments to convince voters that the law will somehow be unfair to those with objections to gay marriages because they don’t want to face the real question of fairness at stake. Should the law treat people differently because of their sexual orientation? Or should everyone be treated …

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Baltimore Sun Endorses Marriage

From yesterday’s editorial: Are all Maryland families entitled to the same protections under the law? Are all children, no matter who their parents are, entitled to the same kind of support? We think they should be, if for no other reason than that it’s important for Maryland to be a welcoming place for families of all kinds. The only reason …

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BALTIMORE: “Ex-Gay” Group Demands Discrimination Protection

As I reported last week, Baltimore County is considering adding sexual orientation and gender identity to its non-discrimination policies. The “ex-gay” group PFOX is now demanding that they too be protected from discrimination. Because whatever “ex-gays” are, it isn’t a sexual orientation? “Councilmember Quark’s legislation must specifically include former homosexuals to ensure non-discrimination against unpopular minority groups like the ex-gay …

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BALTIMORE: Hate Group Describes Trans Rights Bill As “Peeping Tom” Law

As per usual. They declare: “Since the passing of a similar law in Montgomery County, Maryland, rapes have occurred in the women’s bathrooms of Montgomery Community College, Asbury nursing home, Pelican restaurant, and Bethesda Hyatt.” They make no claim that trans people were involved in any of those cases, but women were raped somewhere and that’s obviously due to transgender …

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