Gender and Sexuality

Trans Lives Matter
College Life

Trans Lives Matter

Ahead of an anti-transgender "Free Speech Bus" scheduled to be on campus Thursday, the Office of BGLTQ Student Life hosted a "Trans Lives Matter" banner signing event Tuesday afternoon.

The Office of BGLTQ Student Life
College

BGLTQ Office Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

​The Office of BGLTQ Student Life celebrated its fifth birthday Monday night. Dozens gathered in Ticknor Lounge to celebrate the anniversary with cupcakes, toasts, and conversation.

Littauer
Race

Economics Department Looks to Hire Faculty, Increase Department's Diversity

The Economics department has been working with Psychology professor Mahzarin R. Banaji to recruit female faculty and faculty of color.

Adams All Gender Restroom
College

Khurana Says Protecting Transgender Rights is ‘Right Thing To Do’

“It’s a moral and ethical issue about treating people with dignity and I think Harvard College is committed to that,” Khurana said. “Period.”

John Harvard's Period
Student Groups

John Harvard's Period

Kelly E. Navarro '19 signs a petition for free menstrual hygiene products in the upperclassmen houses while members of the Hygiene Campaign Club, Phoebe C. West '18 and Eudora L. Olsen '17, look on. The Hygiene Campaign Club collected signatures on Thursday afternoon in the Science Center.

The Banneker Institute
Race

The Banneker Institute

The Banneker Institute is dedicated to addressing the underrepresentation of minorities in astronomy and physical sciences.

Defying the Defined
On Campus

Defying the Defined

Students participate in the Kinsey Scale activity at Defying the Defined, an event sponsored by Manifesta Magazine and Women’s Week in Ticknor Lounge Wednesday afternoon.

Rally for Transgender Rights
College

Dozens Gather In Support Of Transgender Student Rights

Students gathered in the Yard Monday to express support for transgender rights, protesting President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind federal protections for transgender students.

Good Vibrations
Gender and Sexuality

Good Vibrations

Tucked into a nook of Harvard Square, below the sidewalk, and down a set of quaint little stairs, there is a sex shop.

Women's Center
Gender and Sexuality

‘Feminist Hysteria’: A History Of Sexual Violence At Harvard

The year was 1960, it was orientation week for Lynn J. Ochberg ’64's freshman year at Radcliffe, and, she said, she had just been sexually assaulted by a senior on Harvard’s football team.

Sheehan D. Scarborough
College

College Faith Groups Address Intersection of Religion, Sexuality

Some members of Harvard College’s faith groups say they welcome the discussions of religion and sexuality that Scarborough aims to foster.

Datamatch
Undergraduate Council

UC Pens Letter Criticizing Datamatch Gender Choices

Twenty-six members of the Undergraduate Council, including UC President Yasmin Z. Sachee ’18 and UC Vice President Cameron K. Khansarinia ’18, signed a letter admonishing Datamatch’s restrictive gender choices.

Datamatch
College

Datamatch Draws Criticism Over Gender Options

Datamatch 2017 drew criticism from students last week over what some called its “disconcerting” presentation of the non-binary gender response field.

UC General Meeting
College

UC Votes to Form 'Identity Coalition'

UC representatives also discussed criticisms of the Datamatch survey, which only includes "male" and "female" gender options.

WGS Department
Gender and Sexuality

WGS Department

The Committee on Degrees of Women, Gender, and Sexuality will hire its first full-time faculty member in the fall of 2017.