Sadie C. Pate
Lt. Shachar Erez originally enlisted in the Israeli Defense Forces as a female candidate, despite the fact that he identifies as male. He was nervous—at the time, Erez did not anticipate that the military would accept and support his transgender identity.
What did I do to deserve so much disdain? Is it too much to ask for the students, who walk by my doors every day, to give one ounce of recognition to the ten years I have spent relegated to the Quad, watching them silently pity my apparent lack of purpose?
Good Vibrations is a “pleasure boutique” founded in 1977 with the goal of creating a “clean, well-lighted alternative to conventional adult bookstores,” according to its website.
Walking through the gate of Boston’s first annual Barktoberfest at SoWa Open Market, our senses were overwhelmed with the sight of puppies in cute, dainty vests, the smell of freshly brewed beer, and the savory tastes of food truck delicacies.