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  1. Transgender Day of Visibility 2019

        TDOV was created in 2009 by transgender rights activist Rachel Crandall, in response to the lack of transgender focused holidays within the LGBTQ+ community. Prior to the development of TDOV, the only transgender related holiday was the Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual event held to mourn the transgender lives lost from transphobic… read more…

  2. CARE, NOT CRIMINALIZATION: OPEN LETTER OPPOSING LD 871

    We the undersigned represent organizations with memberships and constituents in all corners of the state that strongly oppose LD 871:  An Act To Establish the Crime of Endangering the Welfare of a Child by Transferring Illegal Drugs through Breast Milk. At a time when no Maine community is untouched by tragic losses stemming from chaotic substance use,… read more…

  3. Testimony in support of LD 37

    On February 5, 2019, our intern, Aiden Ciaffaglione from the University of Maine, testified at the Maine State House in support of LD 37 “An Act to Allow for the Sale of Nonprescription Drugs through Vending Machines.” Below is his testimony. LD 37 – Ought to Pass To the Joint Standing Committee on Innovation, Development,… read more…

  4. Safe and Healthy Relationship Advice for this Valentine’s Day

    At Mabel Wadsworth Center, our interns are responsible for updating the bulletin board in our waiting room once a month. In case you haven’t had the chance to visit us recently, you can read about our bulletin board here.  This post is by our intern, Thomas Witten, a student at the College of the Atlantic…. read more…

  5. Cervical Health Awareness Month 2019

    This post was written by Nik Sparlin (they/them/theirs), the Communications and Development Assistant at Mabel Wadsworth Center. January is a month of new goals, preparation for the year to come, and (if you couldn’t already tell by the name of this blog post) it’s also Cervical Health Awareness Month! So how can you optimize your… read more…

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