Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022

Transgender Day of Remembrance is November 20th November is Trans Awareness Month, and November 20th is the 23rd annual Trans Day of Remembrance.  Starting in 1999, and globally recognized starting in 2010, Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) names and honors the...

Dear Chuck: To Ask or Not to Ask

Dear Anonymous: If you have someone who has not yet shared their pronouns with you, the best to do is offer your own pronouns. Say “Hello, my name is _____, and I use (he/him) pronouns.” It is best to let this person share their pronouns with you on their...
Intentions

Intentions

What is an intention? An intention is a guiding principle for how you want to be, live, and show up in the world or in any area of your life. Some of OUT Maine’s staff intentions for 2022 “As a cisgender person, I will introduce myself using name and pronouns in...

Name & Gender Marker Change in Maine

NAME CHANGE IN THE STATE OF MAINE Maine Law for Name Change: https://legislature.maine.gov/statutes/18-C/title18-Csec1-701.html Name change only goes through Probate Court (Adults or Minors) If you’re only getting your name changed you have to go through the probate...