OUTcast Maine 06/13/2022


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Tune in to OUT Cast on Monday, June 13 to hear collective members Sive Neilan and Steve Bull’s conversation with Chris O’Connor for an update on the present and future plans for the new and recently opened (June 1st) Equality Community Center in Portland. CHRIS O’CONNOR Chris O’Connor (he/him) joined the Equality Community Center team as their first-ever manager in February of 2022. He is no stranger to LGBTQ+ organizing in Maine as he worked for EqualityMaine as their Development Director for the past seven and a half years. He is one of the co-founders of Pride Portland, and also served as a co-chair for Governor Mills’ Inaugural Ball in 2019. Prior to his professional work in the LGBTQ+ movement, Chris worked in student affairs at the USM for 16 years, Originally from the Jersey Shore, he moved to Maine several years after his undergrad years at UMass Amherst. He is the proud papa of a beautiful 9-month-old rescue puppy named Bella, and an even prouder uncle to his niece and nephew, Madison and Preston. He enjoys music of all kinds, attending concerts, musicals, and marching band/drum corps shows, watching tv and movies, eating out and traveling. Provincetown is his happy place!

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Portland, Maine


Cultural History | Digital Humanities | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | History | History of Gender | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Oral History | Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

OUTcast Maine 06/13/2022