The Berkeley Beacon

Abigail Hadfield

Beacon Correspondent

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What we talk about when we talk about homelessness

Many of us are taught to think of homelessness as different, separate from us in every possible way. We often fail to recognize that homeless people are, in fact, people.

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Say my name: recognizing trans identities

Referring to a transgender individual by their birth name, or “dead name,” can be upsetting and disturbing. It is also a problem that was never supposed to happen in the first place.