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Queer Students and Allies

QuOffice
Student Groups

Harvard Undergraduates Laud Intersectional ‘Affinity Spaces’ Hosted by QuOffice

Students praised the Office of BGLTQ Student Life’s fall semester “affinity spaces,” which enable queer undergraduates of overlapping intersectional identities to support each other, engage in dialogue, and discuss shared experiences.

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College

‘A Form of Affirmation’: Harvard Social Transition Fund Seeks Institutional Support

This year, the Social Transition Fund — a project that helps students purchase gender-affirming care and products — requested $10,000 in funding from the Harvard Undergraduate Association, the College’s student government body.

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College

A Year of Firsts: Class of 1998 Sees Strides in LGBTQ+ Advocacy and Representation

The 1997-98 academic year was undoubtedly a year of firsts for LGBTQ+ representation at Harvard College, seeing the first gay wedding at Memorial Church, Harvard’s first same-sex couple as faculty deans, and the first openly gay member of the University’s second-highest governing body, the Board of Overseers.

QuOffice
Student Groups

Harvard Students Laud Social Transition Fund Designed to Support Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Students

Harvard undergraduates lauded the growing traction of the Social Transition Fund — a collaboration between Harvard College Queer Students and Allies, the Office of BGLTQ Student Life, and the Harvard Undergraduate Association — as a financial resource to help students purchase gender-affirming care and products.

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Student Groups

Over 400 Harvard Affiliates Sign Petition Requesting More Resources for LGBTQ+ Graduate Students

More than 400 Harvard affiliates signed a petition urging top University administrators to provide more resources for LGBTQ+ graduate students by hiring one or more full-time employees dedicated to supporting students, faculty, and staff across the graduate schools.

Registrar's Office
Student Groups

Harvard Undergraduate Association Introduces Social Transition Fund, Unveils Election Commission

The Harvard Undergraduate Association allocated money for a gender-affirming transition fund and unveiled its newly appointed election commission at a Saturday meeting.

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Harvard Business School

BGLTQ Alumni Reflect on Harvard and the Workplace in HBS Panel

Seven BGLTQ HBS alumni spoke about their experiences at Harvard and beyond at a panel hosted by the HBS PRIDE club and the Business School’s LGBT Alumni Association on Tuesday.

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Student Groups

Sex Weekend Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Harvard students celebrated the College’s tenth annual Sex Weekend over the past three days, attending a slate of events that engaged them in conversations about sex, intimacy, gender, and more.

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College

UC Restores Storage Program for Summer 2022, Allocates Funding for FGLI, Transgender Students

The Harvard Undergraduate Council convened Sunday for its weekly general meeting and passed five pieces of legislation, including plans to renew its summer storage program.

BGLTQ+ Athletes
College

Undergrads Found Group to Support Queer Athletes, Improve Harvard Athletics Policies and Culture

Four undergraduates founded an organization this semester to serve queer student athletes at Harvard.

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College

‘We’ll Keep Telling the Truth’: A Century Later, Harvard Affiliates Continue Pushing Harvard to Address 1920 Secret Court

In 1920, administrators at Harvard convened a Secret Court to convict 14 individuals "guilty" of involvement or ties to "any homosexual act." A century later — but just two decades after the Court was first exposed — affiliates continue efforts to address the little-known history.

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House Life

National Coming Out Day Features Spoken Word, House Parties

Student organizations, College offices, and House staff organized several events around campus this weekend to celebrate National Coming Out Day on Friday.

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College

Some Students Praise HCFA Probation, Others Urge Sympathy

Brunching across campus Sunday, many undergraduates said they opposed HCFA’s move to demote the student as well as what they called the group’s negative stance toward BGLTQ Harvard affiliates.

Gray's Basement
College

Diversity Offices Move into Newly Renovated Grays Hall

Construction began in the spring of 2017 and the project was officially completed at the end of the fall, though both offices are still unpacking boxes.

Free Speech Bus
College

Students Protest Anti-Transgender ‘Free Speech’ Bus at Harvard

​Chanting “Trans lives matter!” and “Stand up, Fight back!”, dozens of Harvard students and Cambridge residents protested the arrival of an anti-transgender “free speech” bus on Harvard’s campus Thursday afternoon.

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