LGBT News

Safe Zone Training for Faculty and Staff Set for Spring Semester

Two Safe Zone training sessions have been set this spring for faculty and staff. Safe Zone is a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and students who believe that every member of the community should have an equal opportunity to grow and learn in a safe and open environment.

Create Your Own Safe Zone; New Training for UT Departments

Faculty and staff can now arrange a special Safe Zone training for their department or unit. Safe Zone is a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and students who believe that every member of the community should have an equal opportunity to grow and learn in a safe and open environment. Safe Zone training explores LGBT issues in an honest and open way and provides an opportunity for participants to become LGBT allies

Create Your Own Safe Zone; Training for Undergrads November 6

UT’s new Safe Zone training for undergraduates is set for Sunday, November 6, at Humes Residence Hall, East Multipurpose Room. Safe Zone is a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and students who believe that every member of the community should have an equal opportunity to grown and learn in a safe and open environment.

UT Hosts First OUTstanding Conference Discussing LGBTIQ Issues

A group of faculty, staff, and students at UT Knoxville and Knoxville community members have organized a conference to focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning (LGBTIQ) issues. “OUTstanding: A Seminar Exploring LGBTIQ Diversity” will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, at the Black Cultural Center on the UT campus. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.