Gender and Sexuality

College

Sheehan Scarborough Appointed BGLTQ Office Director

Sheehan D. Scarborough ’07 will serve as the College’s next BGLTQ Student Life director, following the departure of previous director Van Bailey in July.

Suiting Up
Politics

Hundreds of Harvard Students and Alumni to Join Women’s March on Washington

​When thousands descend on the United States Capitol Jan. 21 to join the Women’s March on Washington, a demonstration planned around Donald Trump’s inauguration, hundreds of Harvard undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni will walk among them.

Men's Soccer

Across Country, Men’s Athletics Teams Investigated for Explicit Remarks

After reports in The Crimson prompted administrative action against Harvard athletic teams, allegations of similar practices on men's athletics teams at four other colleges and universities​ have spurred administrative action.

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.