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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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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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International Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 20

Nov. 13, 2014—Nashville will observe International Transgender Day of Remembrance with a ceremony from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 20 at Scarritt Bennett Center, located at 1008 19th Ave. S.

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LGBTI Health Grand Rounds: ‘Hormonal Therapies for Transgender Individuals’

Sep. 19, 2014—LGBTI Health Grand Rounds: “Hormonal Therapies for Transgender Individuals," takes place on Sept. 26.

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Office of LGBTQI Life launches Trans@VU website

Nov. 7, 2013—Trans@VU is a web resource for trans*, gender-variant and gender-questioning people and their allies at Vanderbilt University.

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LGBTQI Life offering Safe Zone workshop Nov. 13

Nov. 7, 2013—The Safe Zone workshop is a three-hour interactive workshop that encourages student, faculty and staff to explore their personal identities, cultural identities, privilege and what it means to be an Ally.

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International Transgender Day of Remembrance is Nov. 20

Nov. 5, 2013—International Transgender Day of Remembrance occurs annually on Nov. 20. It is a day to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of anti-transgender violence, as well as perform acts to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community. Please join Vanderbilt LGBTQI Life, the Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition, the...

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‘Orange is the New Black’ actress to be featured at LGBTQI event

Sep. 20, 2013—Laverne Cox, who plays Sophia Burset, an incarcerated transgender woman of color on the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, will be the featured speaker as part of this year’s National Coming Out Week events at Vanderbilt University. Cox will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the Student Life Center Ballroom. The...

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