Queer Students and Allies

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House Life

Ahead of Policy Change, All Houses Offer Mixed-Gender Suites

The policy change, which came after students lobbied for the effort, will officially take effect with the spring’s upcoming rooming lotteries, according to Associate Dean of Student Life William Cooper ’94.

BGLTQ Groups
Student Groups

Queer Groups Formed for Graduate Students and Staff

Two new queer groups were formed this fall to better serve and unite the non-undergraduate BGLTQ community.

Student Groups

Affiliates Laud Same-Sex Marriage Decision

The Court on Monday upheld appeals court rulings that struck down gay marriage bans in five states—Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Student Groups

Harvard 'Pride' Expands From Week to Month

The Office of BGLTQ Student Life, in partnership with other campus organizations, has expanded Harvard’s Pride Week into Pride Month in order to increase its thematic scope and impact on students.

Student Groups

Queer Advisory Council Funds New Projects

As part of a new initiative to provide funding directly for BGLTQ-related events on campus, the Queer Advisory Council made public on Feb. 28 the list of 12 campus activities that will be receiving grants this spring cycle.

Identity Groups

Queer Advisory Council Held First Meeting, Decided To Gather Student Voices

The Queer Advisory Council, an offshoot of the Harvard Office of BGLTQ Student Life, held its inaugural meeting Saturday afternoon.

Harvard Today
On Campus

Harvard Today: Sept. 16, 2013

Happy Monday! Everyone’s favorite day of the week is upon us once again, so put a spring in your step as you bound out the door this morning, and check out what’s going on at Harvard today.


Queer Advisory Council Created To Discuss Issues in BGLTQ Community

The new Council will be made up of 13 voting undergraduate members drawn from BGLTQ-identified student groups and the College community at large.

Building a Community

Building a Community

Harvard's first director of BGLTQ student life, Vanidy "Van" Bailey, has prioritized forging connections across the University.

Building a Community

The Community Builder

Community members say without hesitation that Bailey’s first year on the job has been a successful one. Still, they say, problems remain for the BGLTQ community at Harvard.

Student Life

The Drama Over Bullying: What's in a Word?

In this series, Flyby Staff Writer Olivia M. Munk identifies, dissects, and discusses ideas, articles, and opinions found in popular media and popular culture. She's here to inform you and to make you think—about what's out there, what it means to us, and what it might mean for you.

Student Groups

QSA, Libertarian Forum Protest U.S. Blood Donation Policy

The letters, signed by more than a quarter of Harvard undergraduates, protested a government policy that universally bans men who have had sex with other men from donating blood.


Gay and Female, Out and Alone

"I think the gay male population is much more visible than the lesbian community, and I don’t know why that is. It’s something I’ve always thought about, but I’m just not sure...I don’t think it’s something Harvard talks about a lot."

Student Groups

True Love, New Name

True Love Revolution no longer exists. Now, students say, the Anscombe Society exists not as a support group but as a community promoting abstinence, heterosexual marriage, and traditional gender roles.


Harvard Celebrates National Coming Out Day

A big rainbow flag flapped proudly from a tent outside Memorial Hall Thursday morning, contrasting against the gray metal fences and mounds of upturned dirt that surround the Science Center lawn.

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall