Office of LGBTQI Life offers P.R.I.D.E. training March 27by Jalen Blue Mar. 15, 2019, 8:36 AM
The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life invites the Vanderbilt community to the last Pursuing Respect, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity training of the spring semester on March 27. The training program will be held in the E. Bronson Ingram College Multipurpose Room 1003 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
The P.R.I.D.E. training program intends to create a visible network of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex individuals and allies. P.R.I.D.E. provides an avenue through which any member of the Vanderbilt community can show support for people of all genders and sexualities, and engage in ongoing education about gender, sexuality and intersecting identities.
“Our goal is to cultivate a community of allies on Vanderbilt’s campus so that students of all identities can grow and learn in a supportive and affirming environment,” Roberta Nelson, assistant director in the Office of LGBTQI Life, said. “Participants can expect to gain some general knowledge about the LGBTQIA+ community during the P.R.I.D.E. program, including current issues that impact the community as well as learning affirming language and developing allyship skills.”
The training is open to all Vanderbilt staff, students, faculty and postdocs. For more information on the P.R.I.D.E. program and to register for the March 27 training, visit the Office of LGBTQI Life website.