Gender and Sexuality

Nadya Okamoto
College

Students Work to Raise Awareness of Feminine Hygiene

A number of students are working on campus and locally as part of larger movement around the nation to address women’s health and hygiene issues.

Sex Week 2016
Gender and Sexuality

Sex Week 2016

Pins decorated with the message “Break #TheSexMyth” on display at “Busting Sexual Stereotypes” on Friday in Sever Hall. The event was held as part of the annual Harvard Sex Week. ​

Sex Week 2016
Gender and Sexuality

Sex Week 2016

Rachel Hills, author of “The Sex Myth,” speaks during a talk titled “Busting Sexual Stereotypes” on Friday in Sever Hall. The event was held as part of the annual Harvard Sex Week.

Sex Week 2016
Gender and Sexuality

Let's Talk About Sex (Week)

Between “Reclaiming Your Body,” “Busting Sexual Stereotypes,” and “Party in your Pants,” Sex Week strived to cover all the bases—pun intended.

On Campus

‘Mikado’ Struggles to Reckon with Racism, Technical Difficulties

Despite the talented cast’s efforts, “The Mikado” still fails to confront its historically racist past, bringing to this revision an unexpected bit of transphobia and an array of technical mishaps.

Chains and Whips Excite Me
Student Groups

Chains and Whips Excite Me

Props like rope, chains, and handcuffs are often associated with the kink community.The kinky sex club, founded last semester, provides a forum for its members to discuss kink and sexual practices at large.

College

Students Disturbed But Unsurprised by Explicit Soccer ‘Scouting Report’

Two members of sexual assault prevention and gender and sexuality-based student groups said they were disgusted but not shocked that Harvard’s 2012 men’s soccer team produced a sexually explicit “scouting report” evaluating female recruits in lewd terms.

International Women's Day on the Radio
Harvard in the City

Panelists Highlight Legacy of Women's Radio Project

Participants in the International Women’s Day Radio Project, a radio festival which ran in Boston from 1978 to 1993, came together for their first reunion Tuesday.

International Women's Day on the Radio
On Campus

International Women's Day on the Radio

Madge Kaplan speaks fondly of her experiences working on a 24-hour radio show showcasing women’s voices on International Women’s Day during the 80s, while Kate Rushin, Eileen Bolinsky, Melanie Berzon, and Anita McFadden smile in remembrance.

What Works: Designing Inclusive Organizations
IOP

Professor Offers Ways to Combat Gender Bias in the Workplace

Iris Bohnet, a professor at the Kennedy School of Government, spoke about ways to address gender inequality in the workplace.

Steph Burt: Out in Academia
Student Life

Faculty Offer Guidance on Being 'Out' in Academia

The panel comes in response to GSAS students’ calls for discussions about managing academic life while identifying as queer.

SHARC Office Hours
Student Groups

SHARC Peer Counselors Hit D-Halls With Condoms and Pamphlets

Relocated out of the Smith Campus Center amidst ongoing construction, the College’s Sexual Health and Relationship Counselors are bringing their condoms and peer counseling resources to campus dining halls.

Farkas Hall
College

More Than a Dozen Women Audition for All-Male Cast of Hasty Pudding, None Receive Callbacks

More than a dozen women auditioned for the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ annual show last week, putting pressure on the traditionally all-male campus drag troupe to allow women to join their cast—but none received a callback.

Race

Law Review Inducts Most Diverse Class of Editors in History

​For the first time in the publication’s nearly 130-year history, the Harvard Law Review inducted a group of editors this year whose demographics reflect those of their wider Law School class.

Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School

HLS Profs Score High on Judicial Impact, But Women Fall Short

Even as Harvard Law School professors take the top three positions in a new study measuring the number of judicial citations their scholarly works receive, no women made the top 25.