Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., host of PBS’ Finding Your Roots—the show Ben Affleck nearly ruined earlier this year by omitting his slave owner family history—is ready to move on from that brief lapse of integrity.
After more than a century, one of Harvard’s exclusive, all-male social clubs will begin accepting women as members. Club members have been debating this issue for years, finally coming to a decision this fall.
When Ben Affleck tried to sidestep his family’s slave-owning history on PBS’s Finding Your Roots, he ended up prompting an investigation of the show as well as its indefinite postponement. But now, Finding Your Roots is back!
One of Harvard University’s all-male clubs is inviting women to join for the first time in history. The Spee Club, which formed in 1852, is an exclusive social club which offers an elite network to members when they begin their professional careers. Alumni members included John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and…
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has announced a settlement with Harvard Law School over charges that the school's sexual assault policies violated Title IX, the law prohibiting sex discrimination in education. Harvard University already started overhauling their sexual assault policy this…
"What What in the Butt: Anal Sex 101″ is the real name of a workshop taking place at Harvard University. It's part of the school's yearly Sex Week initiative, which is organized by the Sexual Health Education & Advocacy.
Harvard University's famous undergraduate humor publication The Harvard Lampoon has some exciting news: Alexis Wilkinson will be the publication's first black president, as well as its first black female president, and with Vice President Ellie Parker, the pair will be the first set of women running the Lampoon.
Here's a tale guaranteed to inspire you (or perhaps just make you feel lazy): Allyson Reneau left the University of Oklahoma in 1981 to get married and start a family. She told herself that she'd go back to finish her degree when her baby was five, but that didn't happen until 2009. After having 11 children, spending…
Thanks to a $1.5 million gift from the Harvard Gay and Lesbian Caucus, Harvard University will create the F.O. Matthiessen visiting professorship in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender studies. It will be the first endowed chair of its kind, after Yale rejected a similar endowment in the 90s. [NY Times]