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Maine May Vote On Removing LGBT Protections From State Human Rights Act

Because human rights are totally a thing you should get to vote on. More »


Maine Gov. Is Sorry If You Think His Racist Comment Was Racist

Paul Le Page recently warned of men named “D-Money” coming to Maine to sell drugs and impregnate white girls. More »


New Jail Security Policy Tells Attorneys To Take Off Their Bras Before Visiting Clients In Custody

As satisfying as taking your bra off can be, being ordered to do so can have the opposite, enraging effect. Being told to take off your bra in the workplace seems like it should be definite sexual harassment, but in the Cumberland County Jail in Portland, Maine, it’s just a matter of security. It’s also a matter of breasts, nipples and… More »


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,… More »


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… More »


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 In yesterday’s election, Maine voters repealed a gay marriage law which would have made it the sixth state in America where gays have the right to marry just like straight couples.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… More »