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'Dores in Dialogue: A Conversation on Bostock v. Clayton County and the Rise of Anti-LGBTQIA+ Legislation set on June 22

Lenny Schumacher
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NASHVILLE, TN — 'Dores in Dialogue is a Vanderbilt event series that highlights the diverse voices on vital issues. This week’s “A Conversation on Bostock v. Clayton County and the Rise of Anti-LGBTQIA+ Legislation,” is the third event in ’the series.

The event will take place on Tuesday, June 22 at 11 a.m. – noon CT. LAVA (the LGBTQIA+ Association of Vanderbilt Alumni) is in partnership with the series and will present the discussion.

The main topic to discuss on this event is Bostock v. Clayton County—a 2020 Supreme Court case that ruled that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Through this event, participants will learn about the important discussion on the ruling’s ongoing relevance in American jurisprudence amid the recent increase of anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation.

LAVA President Jay Larry, BA’14, JD ’17 will moderate this discussion. On top of that, the event also features the panelists below to discuss other issues and topics.

  1. Tyler Bishop, BA’15, 2020 graduate of Stanford Law School and a lawyer involved in Bostock v. Clayton County through Stanford’s Supreme Court clinic
  2. Anita Jenious, director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access
  3. Rob Nelson, interim director of LGBTQI+ Life
  4. Matthew Shaw, assistant professor of public policy and education and assistant professor of law

Don’t miss the chance to acknowledge vital issues that many faces and register at

To learn more about ‘Dores in Dialogue’s previous discussion, please visit

For more information regarding LAVA, please visit

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