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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


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


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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