Maines, you may recall, was at the center of a Maine high court ruling that recognized trans students right to use the bathroom of their choice. Among other things, she has educated state legislators, appeared on public radio and volunteered at Equality Maine as part of her campaign to advocate for trans people.
The award is part of the organization’s Girls Rock Awards 2014. The group is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the health and well-being of girls and women. Their vision is empowering girls and that they all experience equality, independence, and safety in their lives.
More on the Maine Supreme Court ruling: https://lexiecannes.com/2014/01/30/supreme-court-in-maine-rules-in-favor-of-trans-student-nicole-maines/
More about Hardy Girls Healthy Women: http://www.hghw.org/content/about-us
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Read Lexie Cannes in The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/courtney-odonnell/
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