Takei shares powerful journey to social advocacy in Chancellor’s Lecture, encourages others to take action
Oct. 4, 2019—During his Oct. 2 Chancellor’s Lecture, actor George Takei shared how the challenges he endured from his family’s wrongful imprisonment during World War II have propelled his human rights activism.
Sep. 19, 2019—George Takei, an actor and social justice advocate who had a founding role in the original "Star Trek" television series, will speak at Vanderbilt Oct. 2 as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series. Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente will host the free event at 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.
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.
Apr. 7, 2019—The Owen Graduate School of Management invites Vanderbilt LGBTQ+ undergraduate students to an information session on Tuesday, April 16.
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.
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.
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.
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.