Feb 28, 2013
Today is the annual day of remembrance. Over a year ago, we started a petition on change.org that asked Harvard to officially abolish the Secret Court and to grant honorary posthumous degrees to the expelled students. Over 20,000 people signed that petition.
We renew our request with the hope that Harvard will take action this year.
Thank you for your ongoing support.
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Dec 28, 2012
We just wanted to say thank you to everyone who signed our petitions to Harvard University this past year. Our change.org petition has over 20,000 signatures. We hope that the university will read some of your amazing comments and that this will be addressed in 2013. We look forward to the day when these students’ memory is no longer shameful.
If you have not already signed our petition, you can do...
Dec 28, 2012
Boston.com: The New England 2012 LGBT Year in Review
“On February 29, Lady Gaga officially launched the Born This Way Foundation, focusing on empowering youth and standing up against bullying, at Harvard University. On the same day, a Harvard University student organization called Their Day in the Yard staged a rally in order to bring attention to the historical injustices brought against gay...
May 14, 2012
Next Thursday, May 24, 2012, Harvard will celebrate its 375th anniversary — and the 92nd anniversary of the Harvard Secret Court.
To our knowledge, there are no plans to honor the victims of the Secret Court with posthumous honorary degrees this year. On Feb. 29, a Harvard spokesman said, “Harvard doesn’t award posthumous degrees except in rare cases when a student dies after completing the...
Apr 10, 2012
Their Day in the Yard is co-sponsoring this April 12, 2012 event at Harvard Law School: “Dale Carpenter: “Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas” with the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute at Harvard Law School and HLS Lamda.
Harvard’s Secret Court was cited in this important court case: “Harvard University also mounted secret but systematic efforts to root out gay...