Pride at Harvard
There’s no right way to be LGBT or be queer. As long as it’s true to you, it’s what you should be doing, so don’t get bogged down in the details.”
Kailey Nicholson, Harvard College
A neuroscience concentrator from Virginia, Kailey graduated this May and participated in the Lavender Graduation.
I’d always imagined using whatever degree or knowledge I had to help people in some way.”
Eve L. Howe, Harvard Law School
After finishing her Navy stint and before matriculating at the Law School, Eve spent a year working at Casa Ruby, which provides health and social services for LGBTQ youth and adults in Washington, D.C.
For myself, I hope to draw on the legacy and energy of my queer ancestors.”
Cody Hooks, Harvard Divinity School
The summer before starting at the Divinity School, Cody Hooks undertook a pilgrimage through northern New Mexico to visit LGBTQIA+ elders and gather up fragments of their collective history.
Creating an equitable future
This bill, and ones like it, are trying to remove every possible source of support and comfort for those kids.”
Alex Chen on Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill and its effect on LGBT kids
Director of the Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic
Exploring equity: gender and sexuality
The Graduate School of Education offers a guide to creating loving spaces in which students of all gender and sexual identities can flourish.
The policies that could address the inequities in the health of transgender and gender-diverse people
Better health care
Harvard Medical School physicians provide LGBTQ+ health care training in South Korea
Understanding gender fluidity and why support matters
Supporting our community
I believe that, to be productive and be a change agent…you have to bring your full self to the work.”
Evelynn Hammonds, recipient of the first award for Exceptional Service to BGLTQ+ Inclusion
Professor of African and African American Studies
Harvard’s commitment to inclusion and belonging has helped to foster a variety of support resources, activities, information, and social groups that serve our LGBTQ+ community.
Learning from the past
There isn't American history, and then LGBTQ+ history, and then Black history, and then women's history. It's all American history.”
Rebecca Scofield on a more complete history of the American West
Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences alum
Stonewall then and now
Harvard scholars reflect on the history and legacy of the milestone queer rebellion triggered by a police raid at a bar in Manhattan.
Reckoning with our history
In 1920, a secret Harvard “court” identified and punished gay students.
Author and activist Barbara Deming is known for her nonviolent political activism and demonstrated for peace and civil rights. In the early 1970s, Barbara concentrated her efforts on lesbian and women’s issues.
Award-winning writer and social and political activist June Jordan was an influential voice of liberation in the civil rights, feminist, antiwar, and gay and lesbian rights movements.
Work by poet, author, feminist, and teacher Adrienne Rich explores female identity, motherhood, lesbianism, civil rights, peace, and the meaning of art.
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