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Liberate thyself

Healing with Justice in the Body
Ride the elevator at 47 Portland Street up one floor and you’ll step out into the chartreuse-walled entryway of Justice In The Body, “a socially responsible education, training, and movement center devoted to integrating well-being, love, justice, and liberation with individuals, groups, and social movements.”
By: LISA BUNKER  |  October 30, 2014

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Has Portland lost its sense of humor?

The future of Maine comedy
Last October the Comedy Connection, for nearly twenty years the nexus of Maine comedy, closed.
By: LISA BUNKER  |  March 07, 2013

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Will the future of Maine comedy include more of a female presence than in the past?

Women's words
The club scene itself, it's still a boys' club.
By: LISA BUNKER  |  March 07, 2013

Remembering victims of transphobia

In Memoriam
On Sunday, shortly after dark, a small crowd will gather in the chill of Monument Square for the Portland version of a vigil happening all over the world: the 13th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. Several speakers — some trans, some allied — will address the issues of transphobia and violence against gender-nonconforming people.
By: LISA BUNKER  |  November 16, 2011

Trans explosion

Personal narratives drive social change, and vice versa
When a social movement gets its own high-profile celebrity poster child, you know it must be hot.
By: LISA BUNKER  |  October 26, 2011
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