Campus Pride Blog

Campus Pride Announces 2015 Leaders in Action

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Campus Pride recognizes Leaders in Action who use their voice and action to stand up for LGBTQ rights, social justice and inclusion on college campuses across the nation In 2010, Campus Pride expanded on its Voice & Action Award by honoring annually the “Leaders in Action” at college campuses across the country.  These individuals are creating positive […]

Campus Pride launches national #LGBTQNotSin Campaign


Campus Pride launches national #LGBTQNotSin social media campaign to remove LGBTQ from the sin list and to counter anti-LGBTQ religious teachings More than ever there is a need to talk about how Christianity is not anti-LGBTQ and neither is the Bible.  The so-called Religious Freedom Bills creeping up state by state only further foster fear, discrimination […]

Camp Pride 2015 Pride Leaders, Faculty and Staff Announced


Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy kicks off on July 14, 2015; Register now for the fiercest week of social justice training and skill building                          CAMP PRIDE 2015: Campus Pride’s ninth annual Summer Leadership Academy Camp Pride will take place from July 14-19, 2015 on the campus of […]

2015 Out & Greek Institute April 10 & 11 in conjunction with AFLV West

2015 OUT & GREEK INSTITUTE Sponsored by Campus Pride in Conjunction with AFLV West Out & Greek Programs Are Open to All AFLV West Participants   Through the Out & Greek Institute, you can: Learn to become an effective straight all Share your story of coming out and being Greek Network with other LGBT and […]

April is Campus Pride Month – Bring Awareness to LGBTQ Issues on Campus


Campus Pride has the tools and resources you need to organize and manage programs on campus Spring time marks the launch of Pride festivals and national celebratory gatherings happening across the United States honoring LGBTQ culture and inclusion. College campuses are following suit by planning and supporting Pride Weeks on campus. Campus Pride can help your […]

In response to Indiana SB 101: Campus Pride as part of the LGBT Sports Coalition requests all major sporting events be moved from Indiana


The NCAA, NFL, Big Ten, USA Diving and USA Gymnastics all have major events planned for Indianapolis in the next 16 months Campus Pride through its membership within the LGBT Sports Coalition condemns the action of Gov. Mike Pence and the Indiana State Legislature in passing SB 101, a bill that gives individuals and businesses […]

Going Home for Easter: Give a gift of love to start new dialogues around faith and being LGBTQ with family


Campus Pride & Faith in America share this Holiday letter to create dialogue this Easter around faith and being LGBTQ with family Download Letter Spring is here, another school year is almost over, and you’re about to head home for either Spring or Easter break. There can be some anxiety around going home for any given holiday […]

CAMPUS PRIDE SPOTLIGHT SERIES: Bethune-Cookman University makes significant strides for LGBTQ progress among Historically Black Colleges & Universities


Campus Pride spotlights Bethune-Cookman University for its ongoing progress as a Historically Black College & University (HBCU) on LGBTQ issues Trinice McNally graduated from Bethune-Cookman University with her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology in 2011. Upon graduation, she petitioned and chartered Bethune Cookman University’s first LGBTQ sanctioned organization: Bethune-Cookman University Gay-Straight Alliance. This organization has grown […]

Personal Commentary: Bringing Inclusion to Campus

Written by Samantha Kelleher, Junior, University of South Florida Luckily, my university, the University of South Florida, the relationship with Higher Education and the LGBTQ+ community is very solid and tight knit. I myself, as a bisexual, female student and a Resident Assistant feel very supported and protected at my university. Unfortunately, at other universities that is […]

Campus Pride and GLSEN Host Hundreds of Students and 50+ Colleges for Inaugural LGBTQ-Friendly Online College Fair, Presented by Toyota

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CHARLOTTE (March 19, 2015) – Hundreds of students will meet with representatives from over 50 colleges today during the first-ever online college fair specifically focused on helping lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning (LGBTQ) and ally students find colleges and universities that are inclusive and supportive. Hosted by Campus Pride and GLSEN, with support from Toyota, […]

This Thursday: 50+ LGBTQ-Friendly colleges participate in first-ever LGBTQ-Friendly Online College Fair presented by Toyota


Campus Pride recognizes 50+ campuses represented at LGBTQ-Friendly Online College Fair March 19 Campus Pride would like to recognize the 50+ colleges and universities who will be present at the first-ever LGBTQ-Friendly Online College Fair presented by Toyota. These colleges are coming out as LGBTQ-friendly for students and will have live representatives at the fair […]

Out & Greek Institute for LGBT & Ally Fraternity & Sorority Leaders — April 10 & 11, 2015

Out & Greek Institute for LGBT & Ally Fraternity & Sorority Leaders — April 10 & 11, 2015 Campus Pride is the leading national educational organization for LGBT and ally college students and campus groups. The organization initiated its Lambda 10 Project in 1996 to create visibility and support of LGBT members in fraternities and […]

Bake sale benefitting LGBTQ homeless youth denied at Andrews University

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Andrews University administration denies unofficial LGBTQ student group from hosting bake sale to raise funds for LGBTQ homeless youth AULL4ONE, the unofficial LGBT and ally student organization at Andrews University, a Seventh-day Adventist institution in Berrien Springs, MI, proposed to host a bake sale to fundraise for LGBTQ homeless youth supporting Project Fierce Chicago, a grassroots […]

Personal Commentary: My Roadmap of Self-Identification


My Roadmap of Self-Identification Written by Rene Alvarez, Academic Advisor, University of South Florida during the USF Alternative Break program hosted with Campus Pride in Spring 2015 How do I self-identify in a social climate that is perpetually evolving?  My analytical side is perplexed by this question, and panicked by the possibility that I may […]

March is Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM)


The Bisexual Resource Center has declared March Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) to bring awareness to bisexual health, advocacy, intersectionality and resources Written by Lindsay Betros, University of South Florida Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) is March! Use #bihealthmonth on Tumblr, Facebook & Twitter to follow all things BHAM in the month of March via The Bisexual […]

16 Ways to be a Transgender Advocate and Ally

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Written by Prin Luis, University of South Florida The variations in community experiences between different locations is fascinating to me. In Tampa, Florida, I am heavily involved in the transgender community, and I know many different stories of trans people. While the stories of the two trans people who came and spoke to us while […]

Campus Pride receives $10,000 donation from The Peaceman Foundation towards anti-bullying efforts

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The Peaceman Foundation donates $100,000 to 10 anti-bullying organizations to fight LGBT bullying nationwide, including $10,000 to Campus Pride Pop-dance recording artist Sir Ivan founder of The Peaceman Foundation has selected Campus Pride as one of the 10 recipients of $100,000 towards anti-bullying efforts. Sir Ivan released his new single this week, “Kiss All the Bullies […]

Personal Commentary: My Journey From Ally to Advocate


Attending the Charlotte City Council meeting: My journey from being an ally to advocate. Written by Lindsay Betros, University of South Florida  Welcome to Charlotte, North Carolina – where you can get married on Sunday, put your wedding picture on your desk on Monday, and get fired for it on Tuesday. This sounds awful, you […]

Personal Commentary: Fighting against Injustice – Standing for My Community


Written by Prin Luis, they/them/their, University of South Florida I am Prin. I am a non-binary or genderqueer trans person, I am an activist, I am from Tampa, Florida, and I am a Sophomore at the University of South Florida. I am on the USF Bulls Service Spring Break for Campus Pride in Charlotte, North Carolina. Last […]

Campus Pride competes in national Equality Card Project’s “Headstart” campaign to early fundraise for GiveOUT Day from March 1 to April 30, 2015; Sign up


This month Campus Pride begins a two month competition with the national Equality Card Project’s “Headstart” campaign to early fundraise toward GiveOUT Day on May 21, 2015.  The organization has set a goal of subscribing 200 plus new Equality Card cardholders from March 1 to April 30, 2015. The “Headstart” campaign gives Campus Pride a […]