Proud Gay Republican

Proud Gay Republican

As a proud gay, vegan, environmentalist, I often astound people when I tell them that I am also a Republican. My political dogma is unique considering I draw upon many different ideological camps and synthesize them into my own brand. I definitely ascribe to the idea of “America First” and...

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Professor Carpenter on LGBT Research and Initiatives on Vanderbilt Campus

Professor Carpenter on LGBT Research and Initiatives on Vanderbilt Campus

Marriage equality has undoubtedly been a contentious issue. Even with the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in the 2015 court case Obergefell v. Hodges, a number of state and national initiatives seek to undermine or overthrow the decision. In addition, with the legalization of same-sex marriage, several related...

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Westboro Baptist Dwarfed by Vanderbilt Counter-Protest

Westboro Baptist Dwarfed by Vanderbilt Counter-Protest

Last Monday morning, students from Vanderbilt and the University School of Nashville gathered together counter-protest the controversial Westboro Baptist Church’s presence on campus. Best known for its speech against the LGBTQ+ community, and commonly considered a hate group, the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) often pickets places and events its members...

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