Do other husbands keep a machete in the bedroom in order to sleep at night, too? Do they also wince when touched? Shonna Milliken Humphrey describes her experience as the wife of a man who was abused as a child.
Hugh Magbie, of Warren, was a college student during the March on Washington. He stayed home to watch the whole-day event on TV with his mother who was dying of cancer. He remembers jumping up and down and yelling, his mother bundled up in her day bed. She cried during King’s speech. She would die several months later.
One emergency room doctor reflects on the broad changes happening in Maine hospitals in the wake of health care reform.
A Bangor woman explains how changes to a tax-relief program will result in a property tax increase of 3 percent of her annual income.
A Rockport mother talks about losing her 25-year-old daughter to domestic violence homicide.
Rev. Sue Gabrielson of Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church speaks about ongoing outreach and education to congregations about the needs of transgender individuals in Maine.
How a BDN team created a multimedia project called Proof about sexual assault in Maine and what the response has been.
If a man or woman harms a spouse or child physically, emotionally or sexually, it’s likely that spouse or child isn’t the offender’s only victim of abuse.
Three young men at Mountain View Youth Development Center in Charleston share their stories about how far they’ve come.
Two Scarborough students discuss how they’re trying to prevent drug abuse through film.