Getting Real with Real Estate

By Shahida Keen, Realtor, Excellence Realty A few weeks ago, Shout Out, asked me to write a column about Real Estate.  I was simultaneously honored and daunted as Real Estate is so complex, that I wasn’t sure where to start. For me, my inner orientation has always pointed to social justice. Real estate embodies complexities of social justice, Maslow’s Hierarchy, climate change, family & personal … Continue reading Getting Real with Real Estate

Representation matters. In Maine’s new government, LGBTQ are well-represented.

Maine’s LGBTQ community can rest assured that they are well-represented in Maine’s new government. This past week, three LGBTQ people were elevated to top positions in both the new administration and State House leadership. Continue reading Representation matters. In Maine’s new government, LGBTQ are well-represented.

203: Millennials Complain About Boomers Complaining

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-j97t8-99b251 This week, join Kelsea and Dan as they chat about their weekends, including the scavenger hunt Dan went on for work, and all the times Kelsea had to deal with shitty dudes.  Then, they revisit Eminem’s new album for Kelsea’s thoughts. They really get down to business by complaining about the things that Boomers complain about; self check-out lanes, avocado toast, and AirBnBs in … Continue reading 203: Millennials Complain About Boomers Complaining

Modern Mainer: This Week’s Fashion Picks

Follow the Modern Mainer Instagram for more. View this post on Instagram Keepin it simple today. 🖤 – — – T-shirt: @oldnavy Denim: @hm @hm_man Watch: @bagleywatchco Sunglasses: @jcrewmens @jcrew Wallet: @rogueindustries Sneakers: @asos A post shared by Matthew Warner (@modernmainer) on Sep 2, 2018 at 8:15am PDT View this post on Instagram Complimentary contrasts. 👌🏼 – — – T-shirt: @americaneagle Shorts: @forever21 @forever21men Watch: … Continue reading Modern Mainer: This Week’s Fashion Picks

Inqueery: “Putting the ‘con’ in conversion therapy.”

Conversion therapy is harmful and causes real emotional harm, especially in our youth. In this episode, we reach out to professionals and State Rep Ryan Fecteau to talk about Governor Paul LePage’s veto of his bill to ban conversion therapy. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or self-harm, please call the Trevor Project hotline at 866.488.7386 or text and chat at thetrevorproject.org/help. Intro and outro music … Continue reading Inqueery: “Putting the ‘con’ in conversion therapy.”

Watch: ‘Boy Erased’ trailer gives glimpse into harm gay conversion therapy inflicts

The trailer for a new movie, Boy Erased, which comes out in November, gives you a glimpse into the harmful practices that conversion therapy has on LGBTQI folks. This is especially important in Maine following the Maine legislature’s refusal to override Governor LePage’s veto of L.D. 912, which would have banned conversion therapy for minors. Continue reading Watch: ‘Boy Erased’ trailer gives glimpse into harm gay conversion therapy inflicts