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Harvard Celebrates Coming Out Day With Rainbow Cake, New Resource Guide for BGLTQ Students

October 11, 2018
As Harvard students marked National Coming Out Day with rainbow bandanas and pride pins, the College’s Office of BGLTQ Student Life and the University’s Title IX Office debuted a guide meant to keep affiliates up-to-date on campus resources for BGLTQ-identifying individuals.

The two-page guide — now permanently housed on the Title IX Office’s website — provides information about University offices and student groups that work to address issues related to gender, sexuality, and diversity.

Title IX administrators Nicole M. Merhill and Rachel A. DiBella said administrators...

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Matthew Vines,"Elevating the Dialogue on BGLTQ Inclusion in the Church" Lecture and Q&A

April 23, 2018

On April 14, 2018, Matthew Vines spoke at Harvard at an event hosted by the Office of BGLTQ Student Life, Queer Rites, and Faith in Difference. Matthew is the founder and executive director of The Reformation Project and the author of God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships. Matthew attended Harvard University from 2008 to 2010. He then took a leave of absence in order to research the Bible and same-sex relationships and work toward LGBTQ inclusion in the church. In March 2012, Matthew delivered a speech at a church in his hometown about the...

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The Paradox of Progress: LGBTQ Human Rights in the 21st Century (Carr Center Lecture by Tim McCarthy)

April 2, 2018

The Carr Center announced its 2018 Speaker Series: The Fierce Urgency of Now: Human Rights in 2018. The series is facilitated by Professor Mathias Risse. At the 1963 March on Washington, Martin Luther King, Jr spoke of “the fierce urgency of now,” the need for immediate, “vigorous and positive action” on civil rights. This year, the Carr Center will host a series of talks that will examine the current state of...

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