’Dores in Dialogue: ‘A Conversation on Bostock v. Clayton County and the Rise of Anti-LGBTQIA+ Legislation’ is June 22
Jun. 15, 2021—A discussion about the 2020 Supreme Court ruling on Bostock v. Clayton County and its ongoing relevance in American jurisprudence amid recent increases in anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation is scheduled for Tuesday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to noon CT. The 'Dores in Dialogue event is presented in partnership with LAVA, the LGBTQIA+ Association of Vanderbilt Alumni.
Jun. 10, 2021—Explore upcoming events and resources as part of Vanderbilt University's PRIDE celebration.
Feb. 26, 2021—Vanderbilt University students, faculty and staff gathered Feb. 24 for a virtual panel discussion that highlighted the need for empathy and action to improve the experiences of marginalized groups in the United States.
Feb. 9, 2021—Collecting demographic information in ways that are inclusive to all identities is a positive step for any organization to make toward greater accuracy and equity. This guide from Vanderbilt's Office of LGBTQI Life offers a few specific ways to ask about gender and sexuality in ways that are respectful and inclusive.
Oct. 28, 2020—Assistant Professor of Nursing Bethany Rhoten is the co-primary investigator for OUT: The National Cancer Survey, a major research project that seeks to document the experiences of LGBTQI+ people with cancer.
Oct. 2, 2020—LGBTQI History Month—a time to come together, reflect, celebrate and educate—will be observed at Vanderbilt throughout October. Events are sponsored by the Office of LGBTQI Life in partnership with others on campus and in the community.
Jul. 9, 2020—Luis A. Leyva, assistant professor of mathematics education at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, has been awarded a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for his research “Queer of Color: Counter-stories from Engineering, Computing, and Mathematical Science Majors.”
Vanderbilt celebrates Supreme Court decision protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers
Jun. 16, 2020—Vanderbilt University is celebrating Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers from employment discrimination. The university has prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation since 1991 and expanded its nondiscrimination policy to include gender identity in 2008.
May. 20, 2020—The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life has announced the recipients of its annual LGBTQI Life awards, including the Allyship in Action, Advocate of the Year, Intersectional Advocate of the Year, and Spotlight awards.
May. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt faculty members Tara McKay and Gilbert Gonzales will be the featured speakers for a webinar at 1 p.m. today focused on LGBTQ health in the age of coronavirus.
Feb. 19, 2020—LGBTQI Life will host Zach Stafford, co-host of the “Buzzfeed News Morning Show AM to DM,” for a moderated conversation on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. The program is free and open to the general public.
Jan. 22, 2020—The P.R.I.D.E. (Pursuing Respect, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity) program aims to create a visible network of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex individuals and their allies by providing an avenue through which any member of the Vanderbilt community can show their support.