Counselors at the Bureau of Study Counsel, the College’s Office of BGLTQ Student Life, and College peer counseling groups—unless legally compelled—will not disclose undergraduate reports of sexual harassment to a University Title IX coordinator or third party without the student’s permission.
Adams House administrators relabeled bathroom signage throughout the House, doing away with gender-specific restrooms and replacing them with gender-neutral ones.
The campaign addresses issues of cultural stereotypes and sexual expression and consent as they relate to dressing up for Halloween, with the messages “My costume is not consent,” “My culture is not a costume,” and “My identity is not a costume.”
BGLTQ activist and human rights advocate Tiq Milan said the development of his masculine identity did not follow the typical journey.
Some representatives spoke out against the proposal, worrying that it would set a bad precedent for other student groups seeking to publicize their events.
BGLTQ activist Jennicet Gutiérrez addresses an audience at the Yenching Auditorium on Monday evening. In her speech, Gutiérrez recounted her experiences as a transgender woman of color and advocate.
Jennicet Gutiérrez, the transgender activist who interrupted President Barack Obama in June, shared her experience immigrating to the U.S. at Harvard on Monday.
The panel featured speakers from a variety of backgrounds who approached the issue from both legal and religious perspectives.
The changes come after students and tutors spoke out last year about Dunster’s lack of residential tutors who identify as bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, or queer, prompting top College administrators to look into their concerns.
Tyler R. Giannini, a law professor, introduces “This Kind of Love” and guest speakers Aung Myo Min and Wai Wai Nu before a screening of the documentary.
Aung Myo Min, a Burmese human rights activist, answers a question at a panel following the screening of “This Kind of Love” on Monday evening at the Law School. Aung Myo Min, who recently returned to Burma following a 24-year exile, currently serves as director of the Human Rights Education Institute of Burma.
Tyler R. Giannini, a law professor, and Aung Myo Min and Wai Wai Nu, Burmese human rights activists, discuss Burma’s transition to democracy at a screening of “This Kind of Love” on Monday evening at the Law School. The documentary, directed by Jeanne Marie Hallacy, chronicles Aung Myo Min’s advocacy for LGBT rights and human rights before, during, and after his 24 year exile in Thailand.
Gregory Davis, a tutor in Dunster House, introduces himself as students look on at the Tower Relighting on Tuesday evening.