LGBTQIA+ in Nursing

This inclusive student-interest group aims to build a safe, supportive community that allows members to generate dialogue about professional development and leadership for LGBTQIA+ identified nursing students and allies. This group will provide opportunities for conversation around the following aspects of LGBTQ+ nursing:

  • Increasing awareness of LGBTQ+ health disparities and the intersectionality of external factors affecting health
  • Fostering personal and professional growth and development for LGBTQ+ members in nursing through open, honest, and respectful conversation
  • Discussing challenges and triumphs that LGBTAIA+ members in nursing face
  • Learning the importance of advocating for quality health care to meet the current and future health needs of the LGBTQIA+ community
  • Learning about strategies for success and obtaining information about key organizations for LGBTQ+ nurses
  • Facilitating strong collegial relationships between LGBTQ+ nurses and other nurses in the discipline

Faculty Advisor(s):