Maine Becomes First New England State To Issue Non-Binary Licenses

Well, happy pride month! Mainers who don’t identify as either male or female can now obtain non-binary licenses from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, making Maine the first New England state and third in the country to allow non-binary gender designations. If you currently have a license with a designation as either “M” (for male) and “F” (for female), you can fill out a gender … Continue reading Maine Becomes First New England State To Issue Non-Binary Licenses

Maine House passes bill to ban conversion therapy, Senate vote expected

AUGUSTA – The Maine House of Representatives has voted to pass a bill that would ban the harmful practices of conversion therapy. The bill, sponsored by State Rep. Ryan Fecteau (D-Biddeford), will now head to the Maine State Senate for a vote. Contact you Senator! L.D. 912, An Act To Clarify the Scope of Practice of Certain Licensed Professionals Regarding Conversion Therapy, was reported out of … Continue reading Maine House passes bill to ban conversion therapy, Senate vote expected

Bill to ban practice of conversion therapy heads to Maine House for vote

UPDATED: Maine House passes LD 912. AUGUSTA – A bill to ban the harmful practice of conversion therapy is now going to the Maine House floor for a vote, according to State Rep. Ryan Fecteau (D-Biddeford), the bill’s sponsor. L.D. 912, An Act To Clarify the Scope of Practice of Certain Licensed Professionals Regarding Conversion Therapy, was reported out of the Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development … Continue reading Bill to ban practice of conversion therapy heads to Maine House for vote

BREAKING: Paul Ryan NOT Running for Re-Election. BYE FELICIA! 💁‍♀️

News broke early this morning as several news outlets announced that US House Speaker Paul Ryan will not be seeking reelection. This is great news for those of us who have seen his tenure as speaker as downright dismal when it comes to health care and giant corporate tax giveaways to the super wealthy. Here are some reactions: Dear House Republicans: Speaker Paul Ryan understands … Continue reading BREAKING: Paul Ryan NOT Running for Re-Election. BYE FELICIA! 💁‍♀️