The Secret Court of 1920

Number 19438
Subject Homosexuals
Source
State MA
Year 2002
Publication Date Nov. 21
Summary The Harvard Crimson, Harvard's student newspaper, tells the story of "The Court," a secret university tribunal that labeled 14 men "guilty" of being or knowing homosexuals, following the 1920 suicide of a Harvard student. Some of the men were ultimately forced to leave the university and the city of Cambridge. The Court had been kept secret for more than 80 years.
Category
Pages 10
Keywords homosexuals;suicide;secret;FOI;higher education;colleges;sexual orientation;discrimination;students
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