| May 21, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Same-sex couples in the Baltimore area are raising children at a higher rate than in most large metropolitan regions in the nation, according to a new study released by a think tank at the UCLA School of Law.
The study, released this week by the...
| May 26, 2013
When New Yorker cartoonist Pat Byrnes and his wife, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, had their first child, there was no discussion about who would stay home.
"It was too obvious," Byrnes says. "What's to discuss? It was a no-brainer."
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Baltimore’s challenge challenge to the 2010 Census count netted the city a small population bump.
Instead of being home to 620,961 people on April 1, 2010, as the U.S. Census Bureau reported in 2011, Baltimore actually had 621,074 residents...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I was bewildered that a new Baltimore County Animal Control will be built on the existing grounds of the current facility which is located in Baldwin ("Baltimore Co. to build $5 million animal shelter," Oct. 21). This current facility is not accessible to...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban League of Broward County. Dr. Smith-Baugh is responsible for leading the organization's efforts to assist Broward's African American community achieve social and economic...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Carmel is a great spot to get away from it all. It's the perfect place to show how sweet and charming you are, whether it's a wedding, proposal, romantic hideaway or girlfriend getaway. A small but active and artistic area, you will find plenty of...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:03 PM
At the Library Connection in Glendale's Adams Square Saturday, librarian Kristine Markosyan read children's stories to about 10 wide-eyed toddlers in a scene that is a common sight at public libraries — except this story-time was in Armenian, and...
| Jul 10, 2013
On paper, Chicago might seem a model of diversity with roughly equivalent populations of African-Americans, Hispanics and whites. The reality, of course, is very different, with each of these groups tending to cluster in distinct corners of the city....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:42 AM
This month, Kimberly Perry, the new head of D.C. Vote, acknowledged the fatigue of past efforts to gain federal voting rights for the residents of Washington, D.C., and told The Washington Post, "there's always been the discussion of retrocession [to...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:07 AM
This year's Baltimore Pride is the first since marriage equality was passed in the state, but far from the first for Marylanders who grew up with gay parents.
A recent study released by the Williams Institute, a think tank at the UCLA School of Law,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:52 PM
I applaud President Barack Obama's climate change policy speech Tuesday. Fundamentally, he's doing what he believes is right. Ethically, he's delivering on a promise he made in 2009 to the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen: to cut U.S....