Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
This sign was carried in the Portland Pride parade on June 20, 2009 after Governor Baldacci signed the marriage equality law in Maine the month before. But in November, a “people’s veto” repealed the marriage law at referendum.
In 2012, advocates used a citizen initiative process to place a marriage law before voters, who this time approved of the measure allowing same-sex couples to marry.
About This Item
- Title: Love Demands Justice equal rights sign, Portland, 2009
- Creation Date: 2009-06-20
- Subject Date: 2009-06-20
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: 2009.341.001
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. No Permission is required to use the low-resolution watermarked image for educational use, or as allowed by the applicable copyright. For all other uses, permission is required.
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.