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By Louise Parker Kelley

Baltimore has lengthy had an LGBT neighborhood, however it used to be now not till the Sixties that this ostracized minority of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender participants all started hard equality. via 1973, Metropolitan group Church used to be validated, and in 1975, a courageous band of a dozen met for a delight Rally at Mount Vernon sq.. It was once additionally at the moment that the homosexual and Lesbian neighborhood middle emerged, delivering a health center and homosexual formative years and lesbian aid teams. The Johns Hopkins percentage (Study to aid the AIDS examine attempt) turned a countrywide version in 1984 for the therapy and etiology of HIV. The award-winning Chase Brexton health facility serves millions each year, having grown from a tiny workplace to the largest AIDS healthiness care facility within the urban, with six extra destinations in Maryland today.

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