Posts tagged "maine"

Watch This: Maine Firefighters Stand Up For Marriage Equality

On November 6th, the citizens of Maine will vote on a ballot measure that aims to legalize gay marriage. Polls are hinting that it's going to be a close contest, but this new campaign ad, featuring four volunteer firefighters--three straight, one gay--presents a powerful message in favor of marriage equality. “When we clear a call,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 25, 2012

Shocker! A Topless Protest Garnered Stares

In Portland, Maine, it is legal for women to go topless in public. And thus Ty MacDowell put up a post on Facebook asking ladies to join her for a topless walk down Congress Street over the weekend, to advance the idea that women should be able to exercise the right whenever they like. A…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 5, 2010

Maine Repeals Same-Sex Marriage Law

Boo! Maine, you FAIL. In yesterday's election, Maine voters repealed a gay marriage law which would have made it the sixth state in America where gays have the right to marry just like straight couples. Instead, Maine has the dubious distinction of being the 31st state to make gay marriage verboten. It's a total bummer…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 4, 2009