Celebrating Pride
Join our celebration of the LGBTQ+ community at Harvard. Explore student and faculty profiles, lessons from history, actions we’re engaged in today, and solutions we’re beginning to explore.
A year-round commitment
At Harvard, we believe that our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging is foundational for every community member's pursuit of excellence. We celebrate queer voices and stories from our community this month, but our pride in our core values is everlasting.
Learn more from our Office for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
The power of one person
Austin Marshall
Austin Marshall wants to be a physician-advocate for the LGBTQ+ community—to care for patients as a doctor, as well as to steer policy to help improve health systems that serve many.
Read more from Harvard Chan School
Rebecca Scofield
“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 said about her research into the tradition of gay rodeos.
The lessons from history
Harvard scholars reflect on the history and legacy of the milestone queer rebellion triggered by a police raid at a bar in Manhattan.
Learning from queer elders who cared for the dying through the AIDS crisis.
Timothy Patrick McCarthy offers a wide-ranging examination of the 1969 Stonewall uprising.
Anna Lvovsky chronicles the policing of gay life in the mid-20th century.
In 1920, a secret Harvard “court” identified and punished gay students.
Gearing up for the endgame of a global scourge.
The support of a community
Harvard’s commitment to inclusion and belonging has helped to foster a variety of support resources, activities, information, and social groups that serve our LGBTQ+ community.
Explore resources from the Office of Gender Equity
LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic launches at Harvard Law School
The clinic will provide students the opportunity to work directly on cutting-edge issues involving LGBTQ+ rights, with a particular emphasis on issues affecting underrepresented individuals and groups within the LGBTQ+ community.
Read more about the clinic
For exceptional service to the LGBTQ+ community
A new award recognizes Professor Evelynn Hammonds and the unsung heroes of LGBTQ+ life at Harvard.
Read more about the award
LGBTQ+ events
The Office for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging has collected a variety of Harvard community events happening online this month.
Explore all of our events
The impact of creativity and research
The Graduate School of Education’s guide to creating loving spaces in which students of all gender and sexual identities can flourish.
HMS physicians provide LGBTQ+ health care training at U.S. Army base in S. Korea
Theater as chaplaincy for the LGBTQ+ community
Opening health care access to the trans community
LGBTQ+ health and wellbeing during COVID-19
The stories we still need to tell
Waiting for queer theology
"[Q]ueer theology matters. It matters because it helps us to discern where we do and don’t belong in churches. … It helps us to shape our lives for a strangely hopeful future."
Read more from Harvard Divinity School
COVID-19 and LGBTQ+ activism
The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs hosted “Rethinking Resistance Politics in Troubling Times: Transnational Queer Solidarity During COVID-19,” an online panel discussing recent work examining the international situation.

Pride at Harvard
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