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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sep. 27, 2017—Emmy-nominated actor Tituss Burgess, "I Am Not Your Negro" filmmaker Raoul Peck, and "RuPaul’s Drag Race" star Shea Couleé highlight the October schedule for LGBTQI+ History Month at Vanderbilt University.
Jul. 11, 2017—Teresa Smallwood, a public theologian and attorney with a strong commitment to scholarship and activism, is the new associate director of the Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative.
Jun. 16, 2017—A cookout is planned June 29 by the Office of LGBTQI Life to explore interest in a Vanderbilt employee resource group.
Jun. 14, 2017—Show your pride and walk with Vanderbilt University at the 2017 Nashville Pride Equality Walk on June 24. Vanderbilt University is a sponsor of this year’s Nashville Pride Festival, along with Bridgestone, Nissan, Curb Records and many others.
May. 3, 2017—More than 450 business and community leaders, including representatives from Vanderbilt University, attended the 2017 LGBT Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Business Awards. The event celebrated and recognized leaders for their contributions to Nashville's inclusive business and nonprofit communities.