Gender and Sexuality
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The film focuses heavily on the testimony of victims of sexual assault and what they say was a lackluster response from administrators at their respective schools, including Harvard.
Members of an LBGTQ student group at the Law School signed an amici curaie brief advocating for the recognition of same-sex marriage in states that currently do not.
The Office of BGLTQ Student Life opened registration last week for QuNNECT, a peer-to-peer program that aims to foster friendships among BGLTQ-identified students.
The 6th Annual Feminist Coming Out Day, part of Harvard University Women’s Week, took place Saturday night at Cabot Cafe.
On Thursday, the Spee apologized for circulating a controversial party invitation following pushback from some students who argued that its depiction of women was sexist.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana told undergraduates that the controversial invitation's contents—which the Spee Club sent to advertise a Saturday party—were “offensive, crude, and sexist.”
W. Powell Eddins ’16 is the founder and co-president of the Harvard Undergraduate BGLTQ Business Society, an organization that works to increase recruiting and career opportunities for BGLTQ students in business.
Increased efforts to expose BGLTQ-identified students at Harvard to business and corporate careers this year from student organizations and the Office of Career Services have been embraced by students and companies alike.
Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, describes her experiences with gender discrimination. Davuluri was a speaker at the launch of the Undergraduate Council's Side by Side program, a campus-wide gender solidarity movement.
Martha Coakley, former Attorney General of Massachusetts, describes ways to make gender equality a stronger presence in the professional world. On the left is Hugo Van Vuuren, Expert in Residence at SEAS and Co-Founder of Xfund, a Harvard-based venture capital fund.
In the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute, students participate in a Women’s History Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. The Edit-a-thon was the second event in a week planned by the Harvard College Women’s Center, with the first being Femme Fest on Sunday.
New federal legislation on sexual violence could change the way the University reports, advises, and assesses its approach to cases of alleged sexual violence.
The Undergraduate Council launched its gender equality campaign on Monday evening with a panel discussion featuring former Miss America pageant winner Nina Davuluri, former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, and several Harvard affiliates.