A year-round commitment
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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.
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.
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
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