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The Commission for LGBT People is a body appointed by the chancellor to advise on planning, implementation, and evaluation of university programs, policies, and services designed to improve the status of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people on the Knoxville campus.

The Commission, in its role as an advocacy group, is committed to the protection and advancement of LGBT students, faculty, and staff at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Pronouns matter. Learn how to share and ask about pronouns here!


Visit our LGBTQ+ Calendar for updates on LGBTQ+ events on campus and in the community!


LGBT Applications are due May 15th, 2020! Connect with our Membership Co-Chair, Stephanie Langley for any questions!

The membership application can be found here:

Email for more information!