It is no longer enough to simply speak out against this harmful rhetoric; our elected leaders in Augusta must take meaningful action. Legislators who truly want to stand up to racism must vote against bills that would give the governor more weapons in his war.
The governor has made it abundantly clear whom he will target with increased law enforcement and harsher penalties. We urge legislators to join us in rejecting racism in Maine, by voting against drug bills that will be enforced in racist ways.
The law in Maine is clear: it is illegal to discriminate against people because they are transgender. As a lawsuit that went all the way to the state Supreme Court further clarified, that means transgender girls must not be blocked from using the ...more
It’s well known at this point that gay kids don’t have it easy in school, at least most. While dealing with your own anxieties about being gay, there are also others’ perceptions of you to deal with. This is exponentially more difficult without support ...more
The other day we received a letter from someone who read our op-ed in the Bangor Daily News. We were so moved by the letter, and felt so strongly that others should hear its message, that we asked the writer if we could ...more