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UF taps proven leader as its first chief diversity officer

The University of Florida has named Antonio Farias, currently vice president for equity and inclusion/Title IX officer at Wesleyan University, as its first chief diversity officer and senior advisor to the president. Read More

PFLAG Gainesville Fundraiser at Chipotle

Mark your calendars, PFLAG Gainesville is having a fundraiser at Chipotle on University Ave. on Saturday 9/22 CLICK HERE  for the Event Page

UF hiring Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President

The chief diversity officer and senior advisor to the president is a member of the University of Florida cabinet, with strategic responsibility for promoting and enabling inclusive excellence for faculty, students, and staff. Read more.

Danica Roem first openly transgender person elected to a US statehouse

Virginia’s most socially conservative state lawmaker was ousted from office Tuesday by Danica Roem, a Democrat who will be one of the nation’s first openly transgender elected officials. Read more.

Federal judge blocks part of Trump’s transgender military ban

A federal judge wrote a strongly worded opinion that the policy “does not appear to be supported by any facts.”

Spencer Approved for New Date at Phillips Center

No one at UF invited Mr. Spencer, nor is anyone at UF sponsoring this event.

UF, white nationalist Richard Spencer to discuss new date for speech

UF, facing lawsuit, opens door for white nationalist to speak

Welcome Billy Huff!

As the Fall semester begins, the Presidential LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee at UF would like to officially welcome Billy Huff as the new Director of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Affairs since July 2017. Billy joins the Gator Nation from University of South Florida where he was an Instructor in the Department of Communication. He […]

UF Students Officially Make June LGBTQ+ Pride Month

The UF Student Senate passed a resolution in remembrance of Gilbert Baker, the creator of the Pride Flag, and in support all students regardless of sexuality and gender identity.