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College

Common App To Increase Gender-Identity Options

​High school applicants to Harvard will have more options to indicate their gender identity through the Common Application starting this summer.

Occupation and LGBT Rights
Harvard Law School

Occupation and LGBT Rights

Aeyal M. Gross, a Harvard Law School alumnus and current Associate Professor at Tel Aviv University, discusses LGBT rights in Israel. The event, “When LGBT Rights Are used to Justify Occupation: How We Can Advocate Without Pinkwashing Oppression,” was organized by Harvard Law School Lambda, a community of students who identity as LGBTQ+.

The Naked Rule
College

Photos of the Day 04.20.16

College

Diversity Offices Seek Greater Cross-Collaboration

Following a College-wide report released last fall that called for greater administrative integration across diversity offices, the College is rolling out a series of initiatives—including a new student advisory council and diversity peer educators—to promote collaboration.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Tackles State and National Politics

Cambridge City Council waded into broader state and national issues at its meeting this Monday, passing two resolutions—one questioning the Massachusetts State Seal and the other admonishing recent North Carolina legislation regarding the BGLTQ community.

Editorials

Standing with BGLTQ North Carolina

We urge North Carolinians and all Americans to fight against this discriminatory bill, and to continue to fight similar intolerance in all its manifestations.

Eliot House All-Gender Bathroom Defaced
College

UC Student Life Committee Focuses on Increasing Accessibility

The UC’s Student Life Committee has focused on increasing accessibility in a variety of areas, from gender-neutral bathrooms to printing.

EqualiTea
Events

EqualiTea

Tea is served Tuesday afternoon in the common room of Straus Hall as part of the First-Year EqualiTea, an event hosted by the Freshman Dean’s Office and the Office of BGLTQ Student Life for students, faculty, and staff of all identities.

LGBTQ Conference at Harvard
Harvard Law School

LGBTQ Conference at Harvard

Conference attendees mingle after the “Comparative Religions” session at the LGBTQ Conference at Harvard. The third edition of the conference, the theme of which was “Beyond Marriage Equality: Rainbows at the Crossroads,” took place this weekend on the law school campus.

Janet Mock
College

Janet Mock

Trans women’s rights advocate, Janet Mock, leads a discussion on Friday night in Leverett’s Library Theater.

Quadded 2016
College

Photos of the Weekend 03.06.16

Morning Prayers during the Queer Divine Week
College

Morning Prayers during the Queer Divine Week

Harvard students sing hymns Monday morning before starting the special morning prayers held this week in preparation for the 3rd Annual LGBTQ Conference at Harvard.

Morning Prayers during the Queer Divine Week
Student Life

Divinity Students Share BGLTQ Experiences at Memorial Church

Titled “The Queer Divine: Perspectives and Theologies from LGBTQ Lived Experiences,” the series of services examines the intersections between queer identity and religion.

Bureau of Study Counsel
College

College Makes Two Offices Title IX Confidential Resources

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 All Gender Restroom
College

Adams House Introduces Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Adams House administrators relabeled bathroom signage throughout the House, doing away with gender-specific restrooms and replacing them with gender-neutral ones.