From the 2006 News Archive
April 20 forum to address right of same-sex couples to marry under Maryland's Constitution
Do same-sex couples have the right to marry under Marylandís Constitution?
In January, a Baltimore City Circuit Court answered "yes." What will happen on appeal?
Join an open forum on the legal, political and social aspects of the Maryland same-sex marriage case on Thursday, April 20, from 6:00 to 7:30, Room 108
A light dinner buffet will follow the discussion. Featured Speakers:
Jodi Kelber-Kaye and Stacey Kargman-Kaye
- a same-sex couple suing for the right to marry Anthony Robinson
- a Social Work student raising a child with his same-sex partner Andrew Baida
- an attorney representing same-sex couples in the marriage case Dan Furmansky
- Executive Director of Equality Maryland, the state LGBT rights group Moderated by:
Professor Jana Singer
- an expert on family law
Presented by the Triangle Alliance, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) law students and their allies.
Co-Sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union, the LGBT Union at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, and the Faculty Committee on Professionalism and Diversity.