Annual day of remembrance

Today is the annual day of remembrance. Over a year ago, we started a petition on 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. You can sign and share the petition... read more

Thank you to the 20,000+ who have signed our petition

We just wanted to say thank you to everyone who signed our petitions to Harvard University this past year. Our 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... read more The New England 2012 LGBT Year in Review 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... read more

Harvard’s 375th anniversary and the 92nd anniversary of the Harvard Secret Court

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... read more

Co-sponsored Harvard Law School Event: “Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas” by Dale Carpenter

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... read more

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