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Portland Pride! Co-Chair Jill Barkley on the importance of LGBT celebration and the road ahead

I had the great pleasure of talking with Jill Barkley, Co-chair, along with Christopher O’Connor, of Portland Pride! They oversaw the 10 days of events, lectures, and parties that celebrated LGBT pride in Southern Maine over the past week and a half. The event culminated in a massive parade and festival that took part on […]

Cutler, Michaud, progress and the trickiness of voting records (and a lack thereof)

Yesterday EqualityMaine endorsed the Gubernatorial bid of Mike Michaud. In her blog, BDN Reporter Rebekah Metzler has done a pretty great job of breaking down the rationale of the endorsement process, which she calls “largely a political game.” She also explains why “even in a state like Maine where officials without a partisan affiliation have […]