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Gender and Sexuality

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College

Proposed Title IX Regulations Roll Back Trump-Era Policies, Raising Concerns Among Higher Education Experts

Faculty and experts expressed both praise and concern regarding the Biden Administration’s newly proposed changes to Title IX regulations on June 23.

Title IX 50th Anniversary
Gender and Sexuality

Title IX Turns 50

Decades after the landmark statute prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex was first enacted, affiliates say the work toward true gender equity remains unfinished.

Harvard College Women's Center
College

Women’s Leadership Award Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Honoring Three Harvard Seniors

The Harvard College Women’s Center celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Women’s Leadership Awards, expanding the number of recipients from one to three graduating seniors.

WGS
FAS

WGS Department Hosts Event About Gender Nonconforming Activism in Brazil

The Harvard Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department hosted a virtual event discussing minority rights in Brazil on Thursday.

Harvard Hall
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.

IOP Forum
IOP

On International Women’s Day, Experts Discuss Status of Women’s Rights Globally

In honor of International Women’s Day, experts gathered to discuss the state of women’s rights around the world in the face of global injustices at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday.

AAAS
Anthropology

In the Wake of Comaroff Sexual Harassment Scandal, Harvard AAAS Graduate Students Call for Sweeping Reforms

In the wake of the John Comaroff sexual harassment controversy, a group of grad students in Harvard’s African and African American Studies called for sweeping reforms in an unsigned letter.

Office of Gender Equity
Gender and Sexuality

Harvard Title IX Coordinator Apologizes for Statement on Comaroff Lawsuit

Harvard Title IX Coordinator Nicole M. Merhill apologized for a statement she made last week, writing that it “has contributed to further concerns around trust.”

WGS
Research

Study Analyzes Gendered Covid-19 Mortality and Case Rate Disparity

A January study from the Harvard GenderSci Lab found sex disparities for Covid-19 cases and mortalities vary widely across states and are likely influenced by a variety of gender-related social factors.

University Hall
Student Groups

Loretta Ross Talks Activism at the Harvard College Women Center’s Schmertzler Leadership Seminar

Loretta J. Ross, a professor in Women and Gender Studies at Smith College, spoke about her work in activism at the 2022 Peggy Schmertzler Leadership Seminar hosted by the Harvard College Women’s Center on Wednesday.

Mass Hall
Central Administration

Harvard’s Culture Lab Taps 14 Projects for Diversity and Inclusion Grants

Harvard’s Culture Lab Innovation Fund awarded grants to 14 teams working on projects to further diversity and inclusion on Harvard’s campus, the University announced last month.

Sex Week Opening 2021
Student Groups

Sex Week Event Addresses Common Myths Around Sexual Health

Sex health educator and writer Mari Kempner brought attention to how politicians spread misinformation on sexual health to further political agendas at an event Friday during the College’s annual Sex Week.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms HSPH
Student Life

Following Student Activism, School of Public Health Adds Two More Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

The School of Public Health designated two additional gender-neutral restrooms in its Kresge building on Oct. 26, following student activism and widespread faculty support for the measure, per a Social and Behavioral Sciences department-wide email last week.

Sex Week Opening 2021
Student Life

Sex Week Opening 2021

The annual Sex Week at Harvard commenced with an event on BGLTQ intimacy in Fong Auditorium Monday evening. The week consists of events from workshops to facilitated discussions, all focusing on sex, sexual health, sexuality, gender, and relationships.

Sex Week Opening 2021
College

Harvard Sex Week Begins With a Bang

Harvard’s Sex Week, an annual series of events featuring student panels and workshops on sexual health and intimacy, began on Monday.

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