VU Pride and ALLY Network
The University has a Pride and Ally Network, which is made up of VU LGBTIQA+ and gender diverse community members as well as allies.
A Pride and ALLY Network Member is committed to creating an inclusive and respectful culture at VU for LGBTQI+ and gender diverse community members, staff and students.
A Pride and ALLY Network Member is someone who is informed about, sensitive toward, and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex people and their issues, and affirms and validates their experiences and rights. A Pride and ALLY Network Member also goes further by choosing to challenge homophobic and/or heterosexist values of others in the workplace and learning environment, in a variety of ways including by individual example and personal awareness.
The role of a Pride and ALLY Network Member is to:
For more information about LGBTIQA+ and Gender Diverse Inclusion at VU, please go to
Reference: VC Adam Shoemaker with students and staff at 2021 Midsumma Pride March https://www.vu.edu.au/about-vu/news-events/news/vu-achieves-bronze-for-lgbtiq-inclusion
More information at:
VU Queer collective https://www.facebook.com/VUqueer/
VU Pride and ALLY Network and LGBTIQ+ Inclusion https://www.vu.edu.au/about-vu/university-profile/diversity-inclusion
If you want to become a member or make contact https://askvu.vu.edu.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/2862/~/ally-officers
The LGBTIQ strategy https://www.vu.edu.au/sites/default/files/vu-lgbtiqa-gender-diverse-strategy.pdf