Claudine Gay, a Harvard professor of government and African and African American Studies, and a distinguished scholar of mass political behavior, has been appointed dean of social science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Harvard experts examine high court rulings, as well as the political, cultural, and social factors that have ushered in a wave of support for marriage equality.
In the LGBT community, “equal rights does not necessarily mean equal lives,” Tim McCarthy, an activist and Harvard lecturer, told a Harvard Kennedy School audience on July 11. With that in mind, he and a group of researchers at the Face Value project are aiming to combat real-world stigma, not just legal discrimination.
Harvard administrators, faculty, and students converged on Boylston Hall March 27 for the much-anticipated opening of the new Office of BGLTQ Student Life. The reception in the BGLTQ lounge and ceremony in the Fong Auditorium celebrated the beginning of a new chapter in the University’s ongoing effort to embrace diversity and inclusion.
Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds announced the appointment of Lisa “Lee” Forest as the first director of bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, and queer (BGLTQ) student life.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education on July 26 released a powerful video in support of the It Gets Better Project. The four-minute video features faculty, staff, and students sharing personal accounts of their childhood experiences and providing support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth.
Based on years of interviews with teenage boys, author and Harvard graduate Niobe Way examines the intimate nature of close friendships between young and early adolescent boys.
Harvard University announced on Thursday (March 3) that it will formally welcome the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) program back to campus, following the decision by Congress in December to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law regarding military service.
The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Caucus is seeking current full-time Harvard student applicants for its 2011 Public Service Fellowship.
President Drew Faust's statement on "don't ask, don't tell" repeal.
Harvard Extension School instructor Philip Gambone traveled for two years, interviewing 40 members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities about their lives. These interviews include insights from David Sedaris, Mark Doty, and Barney Frank.
The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) has awarded Traub-Dicker-HKS Fellowships for the summer of 2009 to Benjamin Hall and Baylee DeCastro. Hall and DeCastro will spend the summer researching in the domain of policies affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities.
The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Caucus (HGLC) has announced that Martin Duberman Ph.D. ’57 will receive the HGLC Founding Father Award. It will be presented to Duberman at the caucus’ annual Commencement Day dinner (June 5) at Lowell House.