Celebrate Pride By Voting

This comes a little late, but it just occurred to me that Primary Day in Maine falls on the same week as Pride Week. Coincidence? Most likely. But there’s a reason Pride exists and why, today, we so openly celebrate it in Portland, Bangor, Belfast, and other towns and cities across Maine. Brave people came out and came forward in times that were less LGBTQ-friendly. … Continue reading Celebrate Pride By Voting

Parkland Students Show LGBTQ Young People Are Taking Charge of World-Changing

Emma Gonzalez, Sarah Chadwick, and Cameron Kasky are showing that not only is a good, public and civics-oriented education a means of preserving and saving American Democracy, but that inclusion, open expression, and leadership development and activism outlets such as Gay Straight Alliances help produce powerful advocates and activists. Continue reading Parkland Students Show LGBTQ Young People Are Taking Charge of World-Changing