The Wabanaki people hope their history and culture find more of a presence in the state’s classrooms, as a 2001 law intended.
First Parish members work to make amends to the Maine Wabanaki tribes for a long-ago preacher’s blood money.
The 54-year-old plays for other transgender woman who can’t. “I’m just a woman who loves basketball and loves her team.”
Many people lose life-long relationships. Others worry about finding competent doctors and long-care facilities that are accepting and supportive.
Christine Caulfield’s lifelong path wasn’t easy, but her wife and children support the woman who now supports others.
Will I ever be loved? For one transgender man, the answer is yes. “I want people to know there is support out there for them.”
Their lives in a largely rural state can be especially difficult. They face bullying and isolation, and health resources are hard to come by.
She provides reassurance to transgender kids and their families at Portland’s pediatric gender clinic.
Our project, “Unsafe Homes: Children in Peril,” put a spotlight on the issue. A legislative advocate for children is optimistic about pending reforms.
The Thunder Women of the Passamaquoddy tribe aren’t just honoring ancestors, they’re healing their community and themselves.
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