New York, New York
D Dangaran is a second year student at Harvard Law School originally from Wahiawa, Hawaii. They are interested in intersectional health, gender, and sexuality rights in U.S. and comparative constitutional law. They graduated from Yale University in 2015, where they promoted gender inclusivity as a Yale Communication and Consent Educator and led many campus events as the co-president of the queer people of color organization. They participated in HIV/AIDS activism and sexual health awareness, which led them to conduct an ethnography of an HIV/AIDS service nonprofit organization in San Francisco for their senior thesis in anthropology. They worked in student life at Yale-NUS College in Singapore for two years after graduation, where they focused on diversity and inclusion programming. At HLS, they have been involved with tenant advocacy and prison assistance student practice organizations and the domestic violence and family law clinic. They co-chaired an HLS Lambda conference on the intersection of LGBTQ communities and the criminal justice system. They offered a student perspective to the Title IX office in preparation for the launch of the 2019 AAU Survey. They are currently an Articles Editor of the Harvard Law Review; their first Law Review piece as a student author advocates for restorative justice for sexual assault in South Africa. They plan to work in intersectional LGBTQ civil rights for the rest of their career. They interned at GLAD during Spring 2019 and will be interning at the ACLU LGBT & HIV Project as well as the Sylvia Rivera Law Project during Summer 2019, splitting the summer between legal research at an impact litigation organization and client work in a direct legal services organization.