Thanksgiving — a time to be grateful for your friends and family, as well as a time of privilege for those who forget that their high school history books may have left out a thing or two about the “harmonious” day between the Native Americans (the Wampanoag), the settlers and the events that followed.
Maybe you’ve seen some variation of that evolution cartoon — various early humanoid caricatures depicted on the evolutionary path from left to right, culminating in modern man and hunched awkwardly over a computer. The point is clear: the human body isn’t very well adapted to sitting around all day. We need to move.
With the uprising of hatred for transgender individuals in the eyes of the government, President Donald Trump has shown his disapproval of the LGBT community by defining gender strictly on the sex characteristics of biological men and women.
As we venture into the month of October, wholeheartedly known as “the month of Halloween” in my household, I pose the question: why do we police who gets to participate in Halloween’s events, including trick-or-treating, dressing up or benefiting from the kindhearted patrons who buy a ton of overpriced candy just to give it away?