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Trans Day of Remembrance: How a local tragedy became a national movement

In the echoing main hall of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul on Sunday, Myles S. Golden, a black gender-nonconforming trans-femme poet, stood up to perform. Although Golden is a decorated poet, it was their first time performing for an audience made up of mostly transgender people, an audience who listened with quiet rapture to…

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Innovative Solutions to Curb the Gun Violence Epidemic

Around 50 people gathered in a large meeting room at Massachusetts General Hospital on the afternoon of Friday, April 13. Among them were four groups of innovators looking to win a $10,000 grand prize from CAMtech, the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies based at the hospital. After two months of preparation, all four teams shared the same goals: curb the gun violence epidemic and improve the lives of survivors.

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#NEUToo: Your School Is Not Immune To Sexual Assault

They moved fast. In the middle of the night, under the moonlit sky with only their smartphone flashlights and hundreds of posters in their hands, they combed the Northeastern University campus. A team of activists were launching a campaign against sexual violence on their campus. This would be their first strike.  According to the United…