The Wabanaki people hope their history and culture find more of a presence in the state’s classrooms, as a 2001 law intended.
Portland congregation faces up to a disturbing piece of history
First Parish members work to make amends to the Maine Wabanaki tribes for a long-ago preacher’s blood money.
Maine woman’s best shot pays off in life and basketball
The 54-year-old plays for other transgender woman who can’t. “I’m just a woman who loves basketball and loves her team.”
Maine’s aging transgender population faces profound challenges
Many people lose life-long relationships. Others worry about finding competent doctors and long-care facilities that are accepting and supportive.
A cancer survivor, former Marine and teacher lives her best life at 65
Christine Caulfield’s lifelong path wasn’t easy, but her wife and children support the woman who now supports others.
One transgender man’s journey to find hope and happiness
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.”
The heartbreak, hope and courage of a Maine transgender child
Their lives in a largely rural state can be especially difficult. They face bullying and isolation, and health resources are hard to come by.
A chaplain is there to lend an ear
She provides reassurance to transgender kids and their families at Portland’s pediatric gender clinic.
Barbara Walsh: Maine’s struggles with domestic violence and child abuse worsened last summer
Our project, “Unsafe Homes: Children in Peril,” put a spotlight on the issue. A legislative advocate for children is optimistic about pending reforms.
Keeping a culture alive, one drumbeat at a time
The Thunder Women of the Passamaquoddy tribe aren’t just honoring ancestors, they’re healing their community and themselves.
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