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Column: Empowering lessons of reciprocity

Column: Empowering lessons of reciprocity

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Melissa Wells, columnist In a letter sent out by the Office of the President summarizing convocation, one line stood out: “... Learning is a reciprocal act …We acquire important lessons when we converse, question and collaborate with people from across our diverse community.” America is known to cloa...

Boston rallies for trans civil rights

Boston rallies for trans civil rights

November 10, 2016


Filed under City

By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent United in mutual respect for human difference and passionate defense of their rights, about 50 members of the Boston transgender community gathered in Boston Common in the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 6 to protest a recent initiative aiming to repeal a trans-fri...

Governor Baker signs transgender rights bill

Governor Baker signs transgender rights bill

July 13, 2016


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Audrey Cooney, news staff Transgender individuals are legally guaranteed equal access to all public spaces and facilities after Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a law banning discrimination against transgender people on Friday, July 8. The signing came after months of political wran...

Boston hailed for LGBT equality

Boston hailed for LGBT equality

December 4, 2014


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Audrey Cooney, news correspondent The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), an organization aimed at protecting the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, recently awarded Boston a perfect score on the 2014 Municipal Equality Index (MEI). According to the HRC website, the MEI...

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