Gender and Sexuality

Harvard Law School

Some Harvard Law Professors Call for Investigation into Kavanaugh Allegations

Several Harvard Law School professors said the sexual assault allegations levelled against Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh are concerning and warrant investigation.

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Students Praise Pudding’s Mixed-Gender Cast as 'Move in the Right Direction'

After Hasty Pudding Theatricals cast women for its show for the first time in its nearly 200-year history, some students said they were excited by the change.

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Musical Groups Say Search for Talent Drives Decision to Go Co-Ed — Or Not

Some musical groups say that the makeup of their membership — and possible shifts toward co-ed status — are driven by auditionees’ abilities, not their gender.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Celebrates 65 Years of Female Graduates

The event, which attendees described as inspiring, featured many prominent alumnae of the Law School. But some students charged that the cost was prohibitive.

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IOP Fellows Gender

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In Short Supply: Women in the Economics Department

Many graduate students and faculty applaud these efforts for adding needed diversity to the department and improving departmental climate, some female department affiliates say it remains a challenge to constitute a minority in their field.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School to Update Title IX Training Modules

Harvard Business School has updated its Title IX training modules on sexual harassment amid criticisms of the trainings.


New OSAPR Director Named, Ending Nearly Yearlong Vacancy

​Pierre R. Berastaín Ojeda ’10 has been appointed the director of the Office for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, the University announced Monday.

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Gender and Sexuality

Faculty Diversity Report Shows Uneven Growth Across Graduate Schools

A University-wide report tracking the growth of faculty gender and racial diversity across Harvard’s individual schools shows some progress over the past decade.

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Visual Arts

After ‘Shitty Architecture Men,’ GSD Students Hang Banners Against Misconduct

​Design School students hung banners denouncing sexual misconduct in the school’s main workspace last week after the circulation of a spreadsheet accusing affiliates of misconduct.

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Graduate School of Design

Design School To Hire Diversity Admin Following Misconduct Allegations

The Design School has “made plans” to hire a diversity and inclusion officer following allegations of sexual misconduct against more than a dozen school affiliates.

Math Department Hires Second-Ever Senior Female Faculty Member

Math Department Hires Second-Ever Senior Female Faculty Member

Math Department Hires Second-Ever Senior Female Faculty Member

Math Dept Hires 2nd-Ever Female Tenured Prof, Ending Six-Year Drought

​Harvard’s Math Department has hired a woman as a senior professor for the second time in its history, ending a six-year streak in which the department boasted not a single woman of that rank.

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News Analysis: #MeToo Reaches Harvard

When recent allegations of sexual harassment against a prominent Government professor surfaced last month, Harvard saw the direct effects of the #MeToo movement for the first time.

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Diversity Task Force Chooses New Lyrics for Alma Mater

The lyrics, which previously read “till the stock of the Puritans die,” will now read “till the stars in the firmament die.”