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Listen and read more from and about Mary in local news outlets:

Dec/7/2012 Quoted in Southern Maryland Online’s Different Factors Within African American Communities Shaped votes on Question 6

Nov/7/2012 Mary celebrating with Governor O’Malley with the approval of Marriage Equality for Same-Sex couples in the state of Maryland in the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/maryland-gov-omalley-celebrates-passage-of-gay-marriage-referendum/2012/11/07/197379d4-28dc-11e2-b4e0-346287b7e56c_video.html

Nov/1/2012 Profiled in the November 2012 issue of Essence Magazine

10/14/2012  Pictured with Baltimore Raven’s linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo in Newser’s, “Referendums on Nov.6 Give Gay-Marriage Backers 4 chances to end 32-State Losing Streak”

9/26/2012 Mary alongside Baltimore City College Alumni at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the New Field for Baltimore City College

9/7/2012 Quoted in Gazette.Net, “After Convention, Dems Focus on Keeping Wide Margin”

8/10/2012 Interviewed with Baltimore OUTloud in, “Delegate Washington Goes to Boston: First Black Lesbian goes to Prestigious Fellowship”

7/18/2012: Noted in Baltimore City Paper’s Local Pols Score High with Eco Watchdog

7//11/2012: Maryland League of Conservation Voters gives Mary a 100% in the 2012 Environmental Scorecard

6/28/2012: Partnership with MTA detailed in Baltimore City Mayor’s Office Press Release, “Reduced Cost Transportation For YouthWorks Summer Jobs Program Participants

6/10/2012: Featured guest on 21st Century Radio discussing women’s rights and the Democratic National Committee

5/24/2012: Quoted in the Washington Blade’s, “Poll: Majority of black Marylanders back same-sex marriage

5/21/2012: Quoted in “NAACP president: Marriage is ‘civil rights issue of our times’,” Washington Blade

5/3/2012: Bill applauded in ZDNet’s, “Maryland bans employers asking for your Facebook password

4/26/2012: Quoted in Citybizlist Baltimore’s “Baltimore Lawmakers’ Concerns Complicate Gambling Compromise

4/25/2012: Public Radio International covers Mary’s bill in “Maryland one step away from prohibiting employers from requesting social media logins

4/12/2012: Legislation featured in Government Technology’s “Maryland Bans Employers from Asking for Facebook Passwords

4/10/2012: Panelist on The Marc Steiner Show discussing the Maryland budget situation

4/10/2012: Online Privacy Protection bill featured in the Washington Post’s “Maryland legislature passes ban on asking for passwords

4/10/2012: Sponsored Privacy Protection legislation featured in Gizmodo’s “Maryland Bans Employers from Requesting Social Media Passwords. Good Job, Maryland.

4/9/2012: Legislation featured in “Maryland bans employers from asking employee social media passwords

3/19/2012: Proposed rent-to-own business regulations discussed on The Marc Steiner Show

3/17/2012: On the budget in “Budget gridlock in Md. House could spell disaster for police aid

3/12/2012: Quoted in the Washington Post’s article “Md. assembly to weigh raft of consumer-protection bills before session’s end” regarding her Rent-to-Own legislation.

3/6/2012: Mary and the 43rd District mentioned in the North Baltimore Patch’s article, “School Advocates Lobby North Baltimore Lawmakers

3/6/2012: Noted in CBS Baltimore’s story “Gay Legislators Having Impact in Marriage Debates

3/1/2012: Maryland’s same-sex marriage bill is signed into law. Video featuring Mary.

2/29/2012: Maryland Rental Purchase Agreements Best Practices Act featured on WYPR News, “A Plan To Cap Fees On Rent-To-Own Appliances”

2/29/2012: WBALTV feature on Rental Purchase Agreements Best Practices Act, “Rent-To-Own Businesses Focus of New Bill

2/27/2012: Quoted in Gazette.Net’s “Report: Rent-to-own stores prey on state’s poor

2/27/2012: Bag Bill featured in “It’s time for a statewide bag fee in Maryland,” Greater Greater Washington

2/24/2012: Noted in Baltimore OUTLoud’s “Area College Students Learning to Bmore Proud

2/21/2012: Review of Mary’s Keynote Speech at UMBC’s BMORE Proud Conference, The Retriever Weekly

2/18/2012: Watch Mary’s response to the Maryland House passing same-sex marriage bill, The Baltimore Sun

2/18/2012: Quoted in the Washington Blade’s article, “Marylanders celebrate as House OKs marriage bill

2/16/2012: Quoted in the Washington Blade’s article, “Maryland House Debate on Gay Marriage to Conclude Tonight

2/16/2012: Featured in the Washington Post’s article, “For Maryland’s gay legislators, moment of truth looms on same-sex marriage”

2/15/2012: Listen to Mary speak on Maryland Morning as a co-sponsor on behalf of House Bill 168, which would prohibit landlords from discriminating against potential tenants on the basis of the source of their income

2/14/2012: Delegate Washington to appear on Baltimore Fox 45 News to take on Delegate McDonough on the topic of marriage equality

2/13/2012: Community Cleanup and Greening Act of 2012 featured on Trash Free Maryland’s blog

2/8/2012: Mary to be keynote speaker at the third annual BMORE Proud Leadership Summit hosted by UMBC

1/27/2012: Legislators want to update law in Twitter, Facebook age,” Gazette.Net

1/23/2012: ”Electronic Harassment Bill Introduced in Annapolis,” Baltimore OUTloud

1/12/2012: Electronic Harassment Bill featured in GenderTrender blog, “Casebeer/Roberts Bill introduced in Maryland

1/6/2012: Watch Mary on Maryland Public Television’s “State Circle” (click through for the video)

1/5/2012: Mary to speak at the Second Annual Legislative Preview sponsored by the American Constitution Society

1/3/2012: Talking about the Annual Legislative Session on the Marc Steiner Show

11/28/2011: Featured in Baltimore City Schools Sustainability Day and Green Schools Network Video (3:29)

11/21/2011: ”State Cuts Reproductive Health Fees” video featuring Mary, WBALTV

11/17/2011: Discussing the day’s news on the Marc Steiner Show, WEAA

10/31/2011: Mary’s article “School building project will transform Baltimore” in the Baltimore Sun

10/24/2011: Panelist on the Marc Steiner Show discussing the legislature’s special session

7/13/2011: CBS Baltimore features Mary’s volunteer work in its story “Program Offers Md. Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance

6/15/2011: Quoted in City Paper’s coverage of anti-discrimination bill in the aftermath of transgender violence

2/16/2011: Discussing Baltimore’s census result implications on the Marc Steiner Show

11/3/2010: Mary on the Marc Steiner Show to discuss Maryland’s election results

10/4/2010: The Marc Steiner Show features insight from Mary in its national and local news roundup

9/13/2010: Investigative Voice profiles Mary, “THE OUTSIDERS, Part 5 — The next generation of state leaders?”

9/8/2010: City Paper endorses Mary in its “Pick a Winner”

8/18/2010: 2010 Election candidates profiled in City Paper’s “43rd District: A Bit of a Fight”

7/27/2010: Mary and her work at Parks and People is mentioned in the Urbanite

7/15/2010: Steve Charing from OUTloud’s Blog endorses Mary

6/18/2010: Featured in article “Gay candidates seek record voice in legislature,” TheGazette.net

6/18/2010: Letter to the editor of the Baltimore Sun, “Invest in Rec Centers, Not Jails”

5/23/2010: Paul Kilmon’s blog features Mary’s campaign, “Here She Is Again

4/21/2010: Mary’s article in Baltimore City Paper, “When Will The Killing End?

4/20/2010: Baltimore Brew, “Waverly takes stand against recent murders”

1/28/2010: Marc Steiner Show, Responses to President Obama’s State of the Union Address