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Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center Launches Global LGBTQI+ Human Rights Program

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights launched the Global LGBTQI+ Human Rights Program on May 1 to research and address issues affecting LGBTQ+ individuals around the globe.


Kris King ’24 Named 2024 Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus Award Recipient

The Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus named Kris King ’24 the recipient of the 2024 HGSC Award.

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‘This Is Our Story’: Harvard EDIB Forum Discusses LGBTQ+ Youth Representation, Student Life

The annual Equity Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB) Forum, held Tuesday and Wednesday, discussed the importance of LGBTQ+ representation for young people growing up.


Harvard Affiliates Celebrate QuOffice’s 12th Anniversary

The Harvard College Office of BGLTQ Student Life — commonly known as the “QuOffice” — will celebrate its 12-year anniversary with a birthday party this Friday afternoon.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge LGBTQ+ Housing Task Force Launches 2024 Resident Survey

The City of Cambridge LGBTQ+ Friendly Housing Task Force released their 2024 survey last Thursday to collect data from LGBTQ Cambridge residents on how to improve their housing options.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Carr Center Fellow Hosts Study Group on History of Marriage Equality in India

In the wake of the Indian Supreme Court’s recent refusal to legalize gay marriage, Nitika Khaitan — a fellow of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Safra Center for Ethics — hosted a study group Thursday on the history of LGBTQ+ rights in India.

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Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Student Groups Demand Stronger Response from Admin to Alleged Hate Speech

LGBTQ+ student groups at Harvard Law School criticized the school’s response to an instance of alleged homophobic and transphobic speech at an orientation event for second-year law students.

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Eleventh Annual Harvard Sex Week Titillates Campus

Harvard students gathered last week for the eleventh annual “Sex Week,” a weeklong series of events dedicated to sexual health and well-being, to discuss safer sex and sexual wellness, LGBTQ+ intimacy, and sexual pleasure.

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Riley Gaines, Swimmer Who Criticized Trans Women’s Participation in Athletics, Draws Student Demonstration at Harvard

Riley Gaines, a swimmer who has advocated against participation of transgender women in women’s sports, drew criticism from dozens of demonstrators during her speaker event on campus Thursday evening.

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Student Groups

A ‘Sick Joke’: LGBTQ+ Students Criticize Policy Mandating Adding ‘Griffin’ to LGBTQ@GSAS Club Name

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences was renamed for billionaire Kenneth C. Griffin ’89 following his $300 million donation in April — and soon, every recognized club at the school will also bear his name.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

One Year Later, Family Attorney Discloses that Harvard Graduate Student Rodrigo Ventocilla Died by Suicide

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, the transgender Harvard Kennedy School student who died last year in police custody in Indonesia, died by suicide after overdosing on prescription medicine, a lawyer for Ventocilla’s family said on Tuesday.

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Harvard Medical School

Several Harvard Medical School Affiliates Condemn State-Level Restrictions on Gender-Affirming Care

Following recent state-level restrictions on gender-affirming care for transgender youth, several Harvard Medical School affiliates and medical professionals expressed concerns that such laws could have potentially harmful ramifications for patients.

Pride Celebration 2022

Pride Marches Back Through Boston After Tumultuous Hiatus

For the first time since 2019, Boston hosted its annual Pride parade, organized by Boston Pride for the People — a newly formed LGBTQ+ group.

History-Making Faculty Deans

Looking Back and Ahead at Harvard’s LGBTQ+ Faculty Deans

With newly-appointed Pforzheimer House Faculty Deans Erica Chenoweth and Zoe Marks set to become the third LGBTQ+ couple at the helm of a House, The Crimson takes a look at the LGBTQ+ couples who have held these roles.

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Avoiding the Monolith: How Harvard Artists Create Queer Asian Theater

In conversations with The Harvard Crimson, student actors, writers, and directors described their experiences telling these stories, sharing their thoughts on identity labels, and expressing the importance of LGBTQ Asian representation.