Maine Beacon: Pandemic & Protest Shape Maine’s Pride Celebrations

Chris O’Connor of EqualityMaine and Pride Portland! joins the podcast this week to discuss a different kind of Pride in 2020 and the trans activists of color who led the Stonewall uprising 51 years ago this month.

Also: Events are being held across the state this Friday to commemorate Juneteenth and demand action on racial justice.

Plus: Updates on the COVID-19 pandemic in Maine and some reasons for optimism.

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The Maine Beacon Podcast is a project of the Maine People’s Alliance, produced to highlight the experiences of everyday Mainers, share information about the political and policy processes that affect Maine people, and promote a progressive worldview based on community, fairness and investing in the future.

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