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Janelle Monáe Receives Award
Gender and Sexuality

Janelle Monáe Honored as Artist and Advocate

The Harvard College Women's Center and the Black Men's Forum recognized the Yardfest headliner in separate ceremonies on Monday.

Our Harvard Can Do Better
Gender and Sexuality

Our Harvard Can Do Better

Kate Sim ‘14, left, and Pearl Bhatnagar ‘14, right, with other members of the group Our Harvard Can Do Better discuss Title IX and its implementation at Harvard.

Undergraduate Council

In Response to Anonymous Op-Ed, UC Forms Sexual Assault Policy Task Force

The UC has formed a task force to involve students in the discussion on Harvard’s sexual assault policies in response to a first-person, anonymous op-ed published in The Crimson.

House Life

Pfister Confirms Plans for Faculty Vote on Gender-Neutral Housing Policy

A change to the College’s gender-neutral housing policy will likely come before the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in May as part of a vote on changes to the Harvard College Handbook for Students, Interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister confirmed Friday.


WGS Sees Rise in Course Enrollment Numbers

Despite having just 37 concentrators in the College, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality department boasts two classes with more than 100 students each.


Kirkland Hosts Forum To Discuss Housing Day Videos

Following debate sparked by the release of its Housing Day videos—one of which featured masked female students dancing in bikinis—Kirkland House held an open forum Monday night to discuss student opinions.

UC Meeting on 03/09/14
Undergraduate Council

UC Says Gender-Neutral Housing Will Go to Faculty for Vote, Endorses Kommonly

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will likely vote to lower restrictions on gender-neutral housing sometime this spring, members of the Undergraduate Council announced in their general meeting on Sunday.

House Life

Kirkland Housing Day Videos Spark Controversy, Conversation

A series of videos produced by students in Kirkland House to generate excitement for Housing Day sparked controversy and confusion among the student body last week, prompting the removal of the video from YouTube and plans for an open forum for students to discuss their concerns.

Women's Week
Gender and Sexuality

Women's Week

Ceylon Auguste-Nelson ‘16 and Mariah T. Browne ‘15 pose as statues in front of the Science Center on Tuesday afternoon. As part of Women’s Week 2014, the goal was to promote discussion about the role of gender at Harvard.

Schrag at Lowell
On Campus

Today in Photos (03/05/2014)

Women's Week

The Radcliffe Statues Project

The Radcliffe Statues Project

Human Statues Encourage Gender Inclusivity

The Radcliffe Statues Project, part of Women's Week 2013, displayed facts and questions about gender-related issues at Harvard. Organizers said they hoped this would be a playful way to discuss gender on campus.

Student Groups

Queer Advisory Council Funds New Projects

As part of a new initiative to provide funding directly for BGLTQ-related events on campus, the Queer Advisory Council made public on Feb. 28 the list of 12 campus activities that will be receiving grants this spring cycle.

UC Meeting 03/02/14
Undergraduate Council

UC Debates DoubleTree Labor Dispute, Making Gender-Neutral Housing More Accessible

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation relating to a labor dispute between workers and DoubleTree Suites, gender-neutral housing, and the transparency of the UC budget during its general meeting on Sunday.

Q&A With Laverne Cox

Actress Laverne Cox Discusses Identity, Trans Issues

The “Orange is the New Black” actress, who is the first openly transgender female to ever have a recurring role on television, spoke about her personal experiences and about larger topics within the trans community at a well-attended event on Monday.

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Awkward Eye Contact

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture


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