Academic

BGLTQ Terminology

Gender & Sexuality Terminology

Please note that each person who uses any of these terms does so in a unique way (especially terms that are used in the context of an identity label). If you do not understand the context in which a person is using one of these terms, it is always appropriate to ask. This is especially recommended when using terms that we have noted that can have a derogatory connotation.
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Ace – Someone who identities as Asexual.

Harvard College Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Queer and Allied Students in the Sciences (HBASIS)

Harvard College Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Queer and Allied Students in the Sciences ("HBASIS") is concerned with the academic and social concerns of BGLTQ-identified students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) at Harvard and their allies. Our objectives are to empower BGLTQ-identified students in STEM by providing them with a forum for support and networking, and to further their academic and career goals by helping to connect them with BGLTQ-identified mentors who work in various STEM fields. Contact:  hbasis2014@gmail.com… Read more about Harvard College Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Queer and Allied Students in the Sciences (HBASIS)

What are my options if my parents refuse to pay tuition when I come out to them?

If your parents refuse to pay tuition, you should contact your financial aid officer to discuss your options at faoinfo@fas.harvard.edu, or by calling the office at 617-495-1581. Each student’s situation is different and the financial aid office will do everything possible to make sure you need not face an interruption in… Read more about What are my options if my parents refuse to pay tuition when I come out to them?

The History Project

The History Project's mission is to document and preserve the history of Boston's LGBT community, and to share that information with the public.

Bureau of Study Counsel

The undergraduate and graduate student years are times of intense growth and development - intellectually, emotionally, and interpersonally. During these years, students develop their capacities for critical and creative thinking, explore relationships and sexuality, develop a sense of… Read more about Bureau of Study Counsel