Transgender Anti-Discrimination Bill Pushed Back To Committee | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Transgender Anti-Discrimination Bill Pushed Back To Committee

Play associated audio

The Maryland Senate voted to send the measure back to a Senate committee, effectively killing it on the final day of this year's legislative session.

The measure would prohibit discrimination based on "a gender-related identity, or appearance of an individual regardless of the individual's assigned sex at birth."

Activists who had pushed earlier in the session to legalize gay marriage also lobbied for the transgender protections, but Senate President Thomas Miller (D-Calvert and Prince George's County) made it clear the measure would not likely pass his chamber.

NPR

For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win

The midterm elections are less than two weeks away. Writer Michael Schaub recommends a book that explores what it's like to run for office and live through all the dramatic ups and downs.
NPR

A Wisecracking Biochemist Shares Her Kitchen ABCs

Shirley Corriher, author of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking, has tips on taking the bitter bite out of coffee, and holding onto cabbage's red hue while it's in the pan.
NPR

For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win

The midterm elections are less than two weeks away. Writer Michael Schaub recommends a book that explores what it's like to run for office and live through all the dramatic ups and downs.
NPR

New Facebook App A Throwback To Old Chatrooms

Facebook's new app, Rooms, harkens back to the days of 1990s anonymous chat rooms. New York Times tech reporter, Mike Isaac, talks about why having secret identities online is a good thing.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.