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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.

GSAS's Dudley House
House Life

‘A Toxic Space’: BGLTQ Graduate Students Say Harvard Fails to Support Them

BGLTQ Harvard graduate students say they have long sought more help and resources from University administrators, including staff and advising in Dudley House, with little luck.

Ben Schatz
College

A Dragapella Star With a Law Degree

“I was just on my own and I was not going to be stopped,” he remembers. “It was scary but most people were” — he pauses, choosing his words carefully — “polite.”

HCFA Building
Student Groups

Students Hold ‘Emergency’ Meeting To Discuss Harvard's Response to Faith Group

According to the organizers of Friday’s meeting, attendees emphasized the need for the College to take stronger disciplinary action against Harvard College Faith and Action.

HCFA Building
College

In Private Meeting About HCFA, Dean Cited Fears Harvard Seen as Attacking Christianity

At the March 9 meeting, Davis said some administrators worried Harvard would be perceived as waging war on Christianity if the College punished HCFA further, according to four students in attendance.

BGLTQ Office
College

Advocate for BGLTQ Christians Presents 'Affirming' Reading of Scripture

Biblical scholar and queer rights activist Matthew R. Vines argued for a BGLTQ-accepting reading of the Bible to a crowd of around fifty College and graduate students Saturday.

GSAS's Dudley House
Race

GSAS Hires First Pair of Diversity Fellows

The 2018 fellows, Ph.D. students Alyssa M. Hernandez and Alfredo M. Valencia, both said they applied for the position as a way to make underrepresented minorities feel more welcome on Harvard’s campus.

HUBBS Panel
College

HUBBS Panel

The Harvard Undergraduate BGLTQ Business Society (HUBBS) hosts a non-profit panel and networking session with representatives from Act Blue, City Year, and Planned Parenthood. Sushi was served.

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