Board of Directors/Staff


Editor-in-Chief and Founder

Richard Schneider Jr.
Richard Schneider Jr.

Richard received his PhD in sociology from Harvard in the early 1980’s. He taught sociology and anthropology as an “itinerant scholar” for the University of Maryland’s European Division for the next five years. He then returned to Boston to become the Director of Research for a Boston-based consulting firm, The Center for Strategy Research, where he remained through most of the 90’s. He founded The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review in 1994 and has remained its editor and de facto publisher ever since.



Literary Editor

Martha E. Stone

Poetry Editors
David Bergman

Associate Editors
Jeremy Fox
Christopher Hennessy
Michael  Schwartz

Web Editor

S.E. Fleenor

S.E. writes novels and articles centering on queer identities, feminism, pop culture, and literature. Their work appears in The Independent, Buzzfeed Reader, Vice,, and SYFY WIRE, among others. They also edit for Bella Media Channel, Lauren Taylor Shute Editorial, and


Contributing Writers

Daniel Burr, Colin Carman, Allen Ellenzweig, Chris Freeman, Cassandra Langer, Andrew Holleran, Jim Nawrocki,  James Polchin, Vernon Rosario

Contributing Artist
Charles Hefling

Development and Advertising Manager

Stephen Hemrick







Board of Directors

Art Cohen (Chairman)
Stewart Clifford
Donald Gorton (Clerk)
Diane Hamer
Eduardo Febles
Robert Hardman
Ted Higginson
Robert Nicoson
Richard Schneider, Jr. (President)
Martha E. Stone
Thomas Youngren (Treasurer)