Plates of Compassion

By Sofija Chroneos For years, vulnerable women across Boston have left Women’s Lunch Place with the warmth of fresh food filling their bellies. Food is clarity of mind, the energy these women need to keep up the fight. Women’s Lunch Place (WLP) opened in November of 1982. It’s a safe space, serving women hot lunch three times a week. The…

A Note on Pluralism

By Sofija Chroneos   Human: The word unites us. Regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, or political belief. We’re all human, right? Then why do I feel more divided than ever? In Voices, pluralism is something to celebrate. We must honor the stories of those who have been silenced. People matter. All people. Our voices are all the more potent as we…

Happy November – AKA Happy Transgender Awareness Month!

By Sofija Chroneos “You are not bound by the decisions and beliefs of others, you are your own person and you are valid.” This is how Kai Britt, current college freshman from Pennsylvania, responded to his place in a gender binary world. As a transgender man, Kai was assigned female at birth and now identifies as male. In Voices, we…

Everyone Deserves a Voice

By Thomas Nitti Who am I, really?  Voices is a CSC program dedicated to the issues that surround identity. Race. Gender. Sexuality. HIV status. Survivor status. Ability. Body Image. The list goes on. Each day, our thoughts and experiences are impacted by the way we percieve ourselves. Because of this, we should feel good about who we are and…