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University Hall
College

Harvard College Business Group Cancels Sponsorship With ICE Contractor Palantir After Backlash

The Harvard Undergraduate BGLTQ Business Society canceled a sponsorship with software firm Palantir Technologies last week after facing student backlash over the company’s contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Barbara Lewis
Student Life

Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Services Hires Eight New Counselors

Five new counselors joined the University’s Counseling and Mental Health Services this semester, bringing the total number of new counselors this year to eight.

Boston Pride Parade
Harvard in the City

Boston Pride Parade

A group of Harvard students marched down Boylston Street as a part of the Boston Pride Parade last Saturday afternoon. This year's theme was "Looking Back, Loving Forward" in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

Boston Pride Parade
Harvard in the City

Harvard Affiliates March in 49th Annual Boston Pride Parade

Decked out in rainbow flags, clothes, and facepaint, a group of roughly 30 Harvard affiliates marched representing the University in Boston’s 49th Pride Parade Saturday afternoon.

Lavender Graduation Dinner
College

Lavender Graduation Dinner

The College's annual Lavender Graduation honors BGLTQ seniors as they prepare for University-wide graduation at the end of May.

Lavender Graduation Dinner
College

BGLTQ Students Honored in Lavender Graduation

More than 50 College students received rainbow stoles and tassels Monday evening at Harvard’s Lavender Graduation — an annual commencement ceremony to honor the achievements of BGLTQ graduating seniors.

Lavender Graduation Group
College

Lavender Graduation Group

Seniors were presented stoles with the BGLTQ rainbow at the Lavender Graduation ceremony.

Marielle Franco Protest
Political Groups

Marielle Franco Protest

A memorial honors the one-year anniversary of Marielle Franco's killing in Brazil. Franco was a city councilor in Rio de Janeiro and an activist for women's and BGLTQ rights.

BGLTQ Office
College

HUHS and BGLTQ Student Life Office Collaborate on Mental Health Working Group

Following the results of last year’s student health survey, Harvard University Health Services and the Office of BGLTQ Student Life have partnered to create a working group to address the mental health needs of BGLTQ students.

GSAS's Dudley House
GSAS

GSAS Diversity Fellows Focus On BGLTQ, Representation Issues

The two new Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Fellows plan to provide better support for BGLTQ students and students from underrepresented backgrounds, the fellows wrote in emails to The Crimson. The two new fellows began earlier this month, joining inaugural Fellow Alyssa M. Hernandez in the role.

Silence = Death
Scrutiny

United in Anger

Students remember their support network as a collection of individual people and places at Harvard — a makeshift community of clubs, specific houses, professors, and proctors — rather than a cohesive institutional effort.

Adams House Renewal
House Life

After Vandalism, Adams House Convenes Committee to Review Bathroom Signage

In an email Friday, Adams House administrators announced a new committee to review restroom signage following the vandalism of a gender-neutral bathroom.​​​​​​​

GSAS's Dudley House
GSAS

GSAS Hires Two New Diversity Fellows, Increases BGLTQ Support

New fellows Xavier J. du Maine and Andrew N. Westover will join current fellow Alyssa M. Hernandez in the fellowship program created last spring in an effort to strengthen ties between the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences administration and its students.

Adams Tower
Adams

Adams Bathroom Vandalism Prompts Allegations of Transphobia, Administrative Response

The repeat vandalism of a sign for a gender-neutral bathroom in Adams House sparked allegations of transphobia and prompted house administrators to email residents condemning the act.

GSAS's Dudley House
GSAS

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to Add BGLTQ-Focused Fellow

Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will hire a fellow tasked with serving its BGLTQ affiliates next semester, following years of student requests that they create the position.

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