The hardreading staff doesn’t know what they’ve done with the real Boston Herald, but here’s how it looks today:
Seriously. And here’s the feature story:
Born a girl but identifying as a boy, Donnie Collins has found his band of brothers in the unlikeliest of places — a college fraternity.
After his insurance company refused to pay for his gender transition surgery, Donnie’s Phi Alpha Tau frat at Emerson College raised the cash in just two days.
It’s turned into a social media sensation for the 20-year-old sophomore.
“I never thought of myself as a person who could join a fraternity,” said the screenwriting major. “I just remember thinking, ‘I’ve never seen so many people in one room that I wanted to have in my life.’ ”
Interestingly, that dollar figure in the headline is up almost $3,ooo from the print edition:
No acknowledgement of that update in the web story. We guess one change was about all the Herald could handle.
(See here for some of the media outlets that had this story before the feisty local tabloid.)