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Vanderbilt community celebrates LGBTQI History Month

Nov. 7, 2019—Vanderbilt marked LGBTQI History Month in October with a series of events honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex narratives and history, and by engaging community members in meaningful reflection, programming and education.

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Close out LGBTQI History Month with rainbow cake Oct. 31

Oct. 24, 2019—Join the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life at Vanderbilt in closing out LGBTQI History Month with an event at the K.C. Potter Center on Oct. 31.

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LGBTQI History Month begins Oct. 1

Sep. 30, 2019—In recognition of LGBTQI History Month, the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life at Vanderbilt, in collaboration with multiple campus and community partners, has developed a calendar of events.

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LGBTQI+ Faculty and Staff Reception is Sept. 23

Sep. 16, 2019—A reception for LGBTQI+ faculty and staff is planned for Monday, Sept. 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall, Room 100.

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Find community and support at 6th annual Diverse ‘Dores Day Sept. 3

Aug. 29, 2019—Vanderbilt’s sixth annual Diverse ‘Dores Day will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Sarratt Student Center Promenade.

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Identity-based centers and offices move to Office for Inclusive Excellence

Aug. 14, 2019—Four Vanderbilt identity-based centers and offices are now under the umbrella of the Office for Inclusive Excellence. The move is designed to elevate their mission and expand their impact.

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Office of LGBTQI Life offers P.R.I.D.E. training for faculty and staff July 22

Jul. 1, 2019—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. 

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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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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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Office of LGBTQI Life offers P.R.I.D.E. training March 27

Mar. 15, 2019—The Office of LGBTQI Life invites the Vanderbilt community to the last Pursuing Respect, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity training of the spring semester on March 27.

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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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LGBTQI Life hosts 2019 OUT in Front Conference Feb. 23

Feb. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt's Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life will host the 2019 OUT in Front conference Feb. 23. The keynote speaker is award-winning author, musician and dancer Brontez Purnell.

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