Maine Lesbian/Gay Political Alliance Pin, Portland, ca. 1994

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Hate has real and deadly consequences. Charlie Howard was attacked and murdered in Bangor in 1984, simply because he was gay. Howard had a life and a future, both taken from him because of hatred for his identity.

EqualityMaine, first known as the Maine Lesbian/Gay Political Alliance (MLGPA), was founded in response to Charlie Howard's death.

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  • Title: Maine Lesbian/Gay Political Alliance Pin, Portland, ca. 1994
  • Creation Date: circa 1994
  • Subject Date: circa 1994
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Metal
  • Local Code: 1995.030.011
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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