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

Bangor Daily News Editorial: The Marriage Debate

"In the landmark 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education, the justices unanimously ruled that 'separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.' The ruling, that racial segregation violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, led to the desegregation of schools and was instrumental in the civil rights movement. The same logic, that separate is not equal, applies to marriage as well." read more »

Marriage Equality and Maine's Economy

Marriage equality would mean 1,000 new jobs and a $60 million boost to Maine's economy, says a new report. read more »

News Roundup: Marriage Legislation Coverage

Missed the latest stories and op-eds about the marriage campaign and its supporters? Catch up here. Great new articles from the Portland Phoenix, Boston Globe, Bangor Daily News and more. 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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