BELFAST —  Artist and graphic designer Ben James of Bangor has created a symbol of inclusion to represent the state of Maine.

The “Love is Love” Lobster design features a simple rendering of a lobster with pride flag colors.

Stickers, T-shirts and sweatshirts are available at Maine Gallery & Studio, 181 Searsport Ave. Visit for information.

Fifty percent of all design proceeds go directly to NAMI Maine, an organization that helps to facilitate mental health outreach across the state.

For more information about the artist, visit

Help spread the love across the state!