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Jonathan Lee is back home, creatively and with his activism

A Maine stalwart returns
When Jonathan Lee rose from the crowd at the Equality Maine Awards banquet last March to pledge $5000 to the pro-gay marriage effort, it's likely that many people in the room turned their heads in curiosity.
By: TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  November 02, 2011


Staph infection — the full story

In the flesh
That’s right, a rare bug that threatened to eat away at gay guys like mice on cheese is rampant in the city closest to Portland.
By: TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  January 23, 2008


T-shirt trendsetters’ holiday sale

Maine’s very own little taste of couture, Rogues Gallery, will have another of its wildly popular sample sales on Saturday at SPACE Gallery.
By: TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  December 12, 2007


Gay and lesbian couples move one step closer to marriage

Court triumph
Maine’s highest court made a high-road decision last week by unanimously ruling that same-sex couples can legally adopt children in Maine.
By: TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  September 05, 2007


Pier pressure

Some unlikely players join the fight against the gentrification of Old Orchard Beach
When you go to Old Orchard Beach and ask Barbra Womack where she’s from, she says “down the street.”
By: TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  August 08, 2007


Senator Collins objects to ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Equal rights
Senator Susan Collins ignored thousands of letters delivered to her office beseeching her to allow gays in the military.
By: TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  August 08, 2007


Portland ups the cost of standing still

Nickles and dimes
Portland has joined the big girls in the tiny roadside slot machines that never produce a jackpot.
By: TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  July 25, 2007


Next stop: marriage

As New Hampshire enacts civil unions, Maine’s gay-marriage advocates get ready
If we had asked the leadership at Equality Maine about their plan for gay marriage say, two years ago, they would have likely said, “If we told you, we’d have to kill you.”
By: TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  June 08, 2007
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