D Dangaran is a 2L at Harvard Law School. They began to promote gender inclusivity on university campuses in 2013 as a Yale Communication and Consent Educator, conducting bystander intervention and consent workshops for their undergraduate peers and discussing these issues with a team of about 50 students, staff and administrators on a weekly basis. They worked in student affairs from 2015–2017 at Yale-NUS College in Singapore, where they focused on creating diversity and inclusion programming, including editing the school’s Sexual Misconduct Policy and facilitating the school’s first Take Back The Night.
In Fall 2018, they worked for the Family and Domestic Violence Law Clinic, edited an article about women students of color’s experiences of sexual harassment for the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, and co-chaired an HLS Lambda conference on the intersection of LGBTQ communities and the criminal justice system that included a panel about how feminism can exacerbate the carceral state.
D is currently an Articles Editor for the Harvard Law Review, for which they will publish a short Recent Case analysis arguing for the use of restorative justice for sexual offenses. They plan to work in intersectional LGBTQ civil rights for the rest of their career; they currently intern at GLAD and will be a legal intern at the ACLU LGBT & HIV Project and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project during Summer 2019.