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Undergraduate Student Groups

Vanderbilt Lambda Association
As Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate gender and sexuality alliance, the Vanderbilt Lambda Association is a leading promoter in diversity awareness and education, providing a safe space on campus for all students. Lambda features some of the most diverse programming on campus from awareness events, lectures, and observances to drag shows, games, and parties. We seek to promote diversity in all of its forms while advocating political equality and freedom to be one’s self. Connect: | facebook | anchorlink

Delta Lambda Phi Fraternity for Gay, Bisexual, and Progressive Men (Not Currently Active)
Delta Lambda Phi makes a positive and lasting difference in the lives of our Brothers and our community. Our commitment to social justice, friendship, and personal growth is reflected through making our presence make a difference. Our Brotherhood is committed to friendship with all and we welcome those who aspire to share our vision. Connect: website | facebook | anchorlink

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Graduate Student Groups

Divinity School: Office of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Concerns (GABLE)
The Office of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Concerns was organized in 1991 and is dedicated to addressing the issues of homophobia and heterosexism in religious life, society, and the academy. The Office provides a positive, safe environment that affirms the rights of lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons; it suggests ways in which the Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion can fulfill their commitment to confronting homophobia in our society; it provides educational opportunities for all members of the Divinity School/Graduate Department of Religion community. Membership is open to all Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion students, faculty, and staff who are committed to working toward the goals of the Office. The rights to confidentiality of students, faculty, and staff who participate in the office are honored. The work of the Office is coordinated by a student steering committee. Connect: website | facebook | anchorlink

Law School: OUTLaw
The Gay/Straight Alliance, now named OUTlaw, was formed to allow gay and lesbian law students to meet and discuss issues that are unique to being gay in the legal profession. The organization is open to all law students, gay and straight alike, and encourages all law students to become members. Connect: website | anchorlink

School of Nursing: LGBT @ VUSN
The goals of LGBT @ VUSN are threefold; to promote visibility and an inclusive culture at VUSN by holding social events at the school and with other graduate/professional schools, to serve the LGBTQI community in Nashville, and to sponsor and promote LGBTQI related-events. Connect: facebook

Peabody College: Queering and Embracing Diversity (Q.Ed.)
Through intentional community-building outreach, advocacy, social events, and education, Q.Ed. will make Peabody a safer and more inclusive environment for LGBTQI+ students and their allies. Connect: facebook | anchorlink

Owen Graduate School of Management: Gay Straight Alliance
The Gay-Straight Alliance works to expand diversity at Owen by providing an open, supportive, and educational environment while furthering the professional goals of members, the inclusive culture at Owen, and exploration of related issues vital to future business leaders. GSA helps students prepare interviews, lunch-and-learn, and recruiter events. All GSA professional and social events are open to both LGBT students and Allies of the LGBT community. Connect: gsa@owen.vanderbilt.edu

Medical School: LGBTMD (Not currently active)
LGBT, MD has a two-fold mission: to educate the greater Vanderbilt medical community on health issues that pertain to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) patients and health care providers and to provide a support network for GLBT medical students. Connect: website | anchorlink

Affinity Groups

If you or someone you know is questioning or seeking community for their sexual and/or gender identity (ies), check out the LGBTQI Life Affinity Groups. Affinity groups are an opportunity for Vanderbilt students to come together around a shared identity and/or interest they hold.
Affinity groups are facilitated by staff, faculty and/or graduate students and are not student organizations.

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