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UC Meeting on 03/09/14
Undergraduate Council

UC Says Gender-Neutral Housing Will Go to Faculty for Vote, Endorses Kommonly

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will likely vote to lower restrictions on gender-neutral housing sometime this spring, members of the Undergraduate Council announced in their general meeting on Sunday.

Q&A With Laverne Cox
LGBT

Q&A With Laverne Cox

"Orange Is The New Black" actress Laverne Cox listens as an audience member asks a question in Farkas Hall on Feb 24.

Q&A With Laverne Cox
College

Actress Laverne Cox Discusses Identity, Trans Issues

The “Orange is the New Black” actress, who is the first openly transgender female to ever have a recurring role on television, spoke about her personal experiences and about larger topics within the trans community at a well-attended event on Monday.

LGBTQ Conference
LGBT

LGBTQ Conference

Consultant and LGBTQ advocate Christie Smith discusses "covering," a behavior she says is characteristic of minorities on Sunday afternoon at Harvard Business School. This talk was part of the annual LGBTQ Conference at Harvard University that took place over the weekend.

LGBTQ Conference
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Hosts International LGBTQ Conference

More than 450 participants from more than 35 universities around the world arrived in attended an LGBTQ conference this weekend organized by students from Harvard’s graduate schools.

Sec 377 rally
Harvard Square

Sec 377 rally

Protestors rally against the Sec. 377 of the Indian Penal Code against homoesexual activities in Harvard Square, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, which the Supreme Court of India reinstated on Dec 11, 2013.

Sec 377 rally
Harvard Square

In Statement and Rally, South Asian Students Protest Indian Ruling on Same Sex Rights

Ten South Asian student groups at Harvard signed a joint statement last week condemning the “recriminalization of same-sex sexual activity” in India, a development that on Sunday compelled Cambridge residents, as well as Harvard and MIT students, to stage a protest.

A Song of Ice and Snow
Allston

Today in Photos (12/16/2013)

Admissions

Weekly New Round-up: Gay Applicants, Debt Discrepancies, and Twitter Makeovers

Apologies for the brief hiatus, but your trusty college admissions Weekly News Round-up team is back for two more weeks of juicy news. This week, we tackle SAT scandals and staying out of debt.

Student Life

Image

LGBT

Panelists Discuss Value of Trans Art

Transgender art provides an important framework to reflect on gender and identity, panelists said at an event dis- cussing and showcasing transgender and genderqueer arts on Wednesday.

College

Outed Online: The Dangers of Social Media

Despite the privacy settings sites offer, the difficulty of keeping information private remains. Queer students, especially, have found that ‘the closet’ on the Internet does not provide a very good lock.

Student Groups

FM Imagines...

Satire V/Lampoon: - It’s so cool we did this. And I enjoy the magazine, honestly. What do you think of the website? - I chuckle at times. - Thanks, Lampoonster. It means a lot that you high-brow humorists up in your fancy castle can appreciate some good ol’ plebeian satire. - At times. - I give up. You can go fuck yourself. - ... - Could we go in the castle next time?

College

Improvements for BGLTQ Student Life Discussed

Students packed Winthrop House’s Tonkens Room on Wednesday night to brainstorm ways to improve life at Harvard for queer students.

Film

Harvard Today: Oct. 16, 2013

How exactly can HUDS promise us “roasted whole chickens?” The answer to that, and more of your pressing questions, unfolds today.

House Art Cover Wallpaper
Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance