Queer Students and Allies
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Harvard Undergraduate Association allocated money for a gender-affirming transition fund and unveiled its newly appointed election commission at a Saturday meeting.
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.
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.
Four undergraduates founded an organization this semester to serve queer student athletes at Harvard.
‘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.
Student organizations, College offices, and House staff organized several events around campus this weekend to celebrate National Coming Out Day on Friday.
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.
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.
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.