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Re: LGBT on the Application [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 13:43
For anyone coming to this archived thread by a Google search, as I did, it's worth noting that HBS does now have a trans student.

I can't post URLs, but you can find more information by searching for a story titled "Incitement to Indifference" on the harbus (student newspaper). I think it's also referenced on the LGBTSA website.
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Re: LGBT on the Application [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2015, 12:09
I would be interested in hearing people's current opinions on this. The LGBT landscape in this country has shifted dramatically over the past couple of years (largely for the better) and I would be interested in hearing how that has trickled down to B-School admissions. Can anyone speak to this?

Also, can anyone speak to how to incorporate one's LGBT identification into the application when you've been incredibly fortunate to not experience the hardships that so many LGBT identifying people experience in the world? I would not feel right crafting an essay around the hardships of being a gay man as that has not been my experience. At the same time, it is incredibly important that I present the full scope of my identity and find a program that is 100% accepting and encouraging of the LGBT community, especially in what is typically a heteronormative environment. Any thoughts?
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