Community Conversations

Please click on one of the dates to join us for a series of Community Conversations: 

Sunday, Dec 6 - Augusta
Monday, Dec 7 - Ogunquit 
Tuesday, Dec 8 - Ellsworth
Thursday, Dec 10 - Bangor
Tuesday, Dec 15 - Lewiston*
Wed, Dec 16 - Portland**

* Note: The Lewiston / Auburn Community Coversation was originally scheduled for Wednesday, Dec 10 but due to the massive snowstorm it has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 15. 

**Note: The Portland Community Conversation was previously scheduled for Tuesday, Dec 15 but is being rescheduled to accommodate for the Downeast Pride Alliance event the same night.  

EqualityMaine in the Media

News Roundup: Election Day 2008 Coverage

A roundup of coverage about EqualityMaine's historic Election Day 2008 action, in which we identified more than 33,000 voters for marriage equality. read more »

Bangor Daily News Editorial: A Marriage Proposal

"Marriage, from a civil rights perspective, confers benefits to its participants — lower tax rates, health insurance benefits, visitation rights at hospitals, among others. These benefits strengthen communities by encouraging and supporting long-term relationships. Denying these rights and benefits to one group because of their sexual orientation is wrong and weakens communities." read more »

Morning Sentinel/KJ Editorial: No One Should Be Denied Equal Right to Marry

"We support this move to legalize gay marriage in Maine. And we do so for the very same reasons we supported gay marriage in Massachusetts six years ago." read more »

Bangor Daily News Editorial: Sen. Dennis Damon

Sen. Dennis Damon, sponsor of An Act to End Discrimination in Civil Marriage and Affirm Religious Freedom, on why he's taking a stand for marriage equality in Maine. read more »

Portland Press Herald Editorial: Don't Split the Difference on Same-Sex Marriage

"We support full marriage rights for same-sex couples because we believe they are entitled to equal protection under the law. Marriage is the best building block for stable, supportive families, and families led by same-sex couples should have same legal rights and obligations as those led by heterosexual couples." read more »

EqualityMaine at 25

This year, EqualityMaine celebrated 25 years of progress for Maine's LGBT community. Check out our 25th anniversary celebration video.

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