Here, five individuals associated with RAR share their memories of Boston back then, what they gained from having RAR in their lives, and how, in 2019, we can continue to honor the groundwork RAR laid for a better Boston.
“I think it is very powerful, but also complicated. Queerness is like this big abstract concept and how do you put a border around that? And more importantly, should you?”
Legendary Harvard Square comic book shop celebrates 45 years of independence
“I want Lola’s to be the place to go if you want something that makes you stand out from the crowd and feel fierce,” Lyons said. “It’s an experience store that gives you the feeling of something tangible.”
The viewing and discussion group is held at Video Underground in Jamaica Plain, and connects women fans of movies who watch films by women, often about women (in which case male protagonists are allowed), in a room of women (cis-, LGBTQ, non-binary) viewers only.
"We are trying to eradicate that wealth gap, Boston is number one in wealth inequality in the country. But our second mission is to really lend our platform for arts and culture. There’s a lot of innovation going on here, in particular with black artists who don’t have a lot of platforms to make and create and also showcase and sell."
Boston has a great flea market set and, next to the summertime, December is when it especially thrives in the name of holiday shopping and treat yo’ self fever.