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Walk with Vanderbilt at Nashville Pride Parade June 22

May. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Office of LGBTQI Life invites the Vanderbilt community to walk in the 2019 Nashville Pride Parade on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 10 a.m. at Broadway and 8th Avenue in downtown Nashville. The first 25 people to join the group will receive a Vanderbilt PRIDE t-shirt.

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Vanderbilt Owen LGBTQ+ undergraduate info session April 16

Apr. 7, 2019—The Owen Graduate School of Management invites Vanderbilt LGBTQ+ undergraduate students to an information session on Tuesday, April 16.

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Save the Date: Lavender Celebration April 17

Mar. 27, 2019—The Lavender Celebration, an evening of celebration and recognition of the achievements and contributions of LGBTQI and allied graduating students and student leaders at Vanderbilt, is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, at the Student Life Center.

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Queer People of Color Social Feb. 26

Feb. 21, 2019—Celebrate the intersection of identities at the Queer People of Color Social on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 5-7 p.m. in the BCC Auditorium.

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Community Research Partners: ‘Documenting Orature at Oasis’ LGBTQ+ Youth Group’ Nov. 2

Oct. 23, 2018—The November Community Research Partners presentation will feature a community-academic partnership to create a documentary film about transgender youth of color in Tennessee.

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National Coming Out Day

Oct. 3, 2018—Join the Office of LGBTQI Life for the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day!

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Report: Systemic discrimination worsens health outcomes for minority boys and men

Jun. 18, 2018—Boys and men of color or who identify as LGBTQI experience higher rates of trauma, substance use, depression and violence, and that worsens their overall health, according to a new report coauthored by Derek Griffith, who is part of the American Psychological Association’s Working Group on Health Disparities in Boys and Men.

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Nashville Pride Equality Walk set for Saturday, June 23

Jun. 11, 2018—The HR Diversity & Inclusion Committee is calling for volunteers to walk for the 2018 Nashville Pride Equality Walk on June 23 in downtown Nashville.

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Transgender expert Asa Radix to give May 7 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture

Apr. 11, 2018—Asa Radix, an internationally recognized medical expert and researcher on the health needs of transgender and LGBTQ people, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, May 7.

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VUMC again named a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

Apr. 5, 2018—For the seventh time, VUMC has been named a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index 2018.

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CANCELED: 2018 Antoinette Brown Lecturer studies diverse families

Mar. 16, 2018—Ethicist Thelathia "Nikki" Young, whose research includes a focus on black, queer and transgender people, will deliver the Antoinette Brown Lecture at 7 p.m. March 22 in Benton Chapel.

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Emmy-nominated actor Tituss Burgess to speak at Vanderbilt Oct. 30

Oct. 25, 2017—The "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" and "30 Rock" star will speak at Langford Auditorium in a lecture sponsored by the Office of LGBTQI Life.

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