In Reversal, Peruvian Government Calls for ‘Official Report’ from Indonesia About Harvard Student who Died After Arrest in Bali
In a sharp reversal, the Peruvian Foreign Affairs Ministry on Friday asked for an “official report” from authorities in Indonesia “to clarify the circumstances” surrounding the death of Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a Peruvian Harvard Kennedy School student who died in police custody in Bali earlier this month.
Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, un estudiante peruano de 32 años de la Harvard Kennedy School, murió el 11 de agosto bajo custodia policial en Denpasar, Indonesia, después de presuntamente haber sido maltratado y discriminado por la policía.
A targeted number of LGBTQ+ Harvard affiliates received violent threats via email from an anonymous sender, according to a statement released Tuesday by University President Lawrence S. Bacow.
Four undergraduates founded an organization this semester to serve queer student athletes at Harvard.
Seven board members of the Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus, an alumni-led organization serving BGLTQ University affiliates, resigned earlier this month after controversy arose over the board’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Harvard significantly expanded its University-sponsored programming in honor of Pride Month this year, drawing praise from BGLTQ affiliates who said they hope the momentum of expansion continues into future years.
‘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.
Harvard’s Gender Inclusive Mapping Project, a group backed by multiple Harvard offices, plans to design a web-based app to help members of the Harvard community easily locate gender inclusive restrooms.
To commemorate the centennial of the Secret Court of 1920, Harvard affiliates on two panels last week reflected on past and present issues facing queer students at the school as part of an event series entitled “Secret Court 100: Harvard’s Queer Century.”
‘Panic, Anxiety, Emotional Distress’: Harvard Law School Students Organize Resources, Protest After Coronavirus Precautions Force Students Out
Harvard Law School students organized protests and support resources in response to the Tuesday announcement that students must vacate the campus.
The Title IX Office has launched a new LGBTQ+ Resources page on its website as part of an ongoing initiative to improve gender equity at the University.