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The first thing that happens when you are born is being assigned a “gender”. If you are born a male, the societal expectation is you will grow up to be a “masculine man” and vice versa for females. Yet for some people, it is not this simple because that is not how they wish to […]

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Let Them Be Free

So as some of you may have heard, Virginia’s Governor Glenn Youngkin has introduced a policy that requires schools to categorize transgender children by their ‘biological sex” and ban students from using different pronouns without their parent’s permission.  Now first let me say, no I am not a part of the LGBTQ+ community, but I […]

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A place in the game

Picture this. It is November 2019 and Boston Pride, an LGBTQ+ hockey team, takes to New York City to play in a game against the New York City Gay Hockey Association. Now the story really begins when Greg Sargent, Boston Pride’s team president, began to chat with a member of the New York team, Aidan […]

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The Problem With Pronouns

I want to explore the topic of gender based pronouns, but first I think it is important to quickly distinguish the difference between sex and gender for anyone who might not be familiar. Sex refers to the biology of a person, whereas gender is a social construction of what it means to be more feminine or masculine. Furthermore, sexual orientation and sexuality typically refer to one’s physical, emotional, and/or romantic attractions.   Like […]

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