• Darden has a strong and supportive community for LGBTQ students.

    Pride at Darden (PAD)

    Formerly known as GLAD, Pride at Darden (PAD) is a student-run organization that fosters a supportive environment for the LGBTQ community. The following videos feature several members of the club as they discuss the strong network in place for LGBTQ Darden students:



    To learn more about events, recruiting opportunities and social events that the club puts on each year, visit the PAD website.

    Annual “Love is Love” Event

    Each year, Darden plans and participates in the yearly “Love is Love” event, which is focused on promoting inclusion of the LGBTQ community both at Darden and in the workplace. The power of its message is its simplicity: Regardless of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion, all relationships are equal. Learn more about the 2015 “Love is Love” event.