Campus Pride Blog

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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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 CampusPride.org/EqualityCard

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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 […]

Scholarships available to attend 2015 Campus Pride Summer Leadership Academy for LGBTQ Youth from HBCUS, TCU, HSIs

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Campus Pride for the second year partners with the National Black Justice Coalition for HBCU outreach; Over $20,000 in scholarship assistance funding available to attend Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy for LGBTQ youth leaders; Apply online now at CampusPride.org/Money (Charlotte, NC) – Campus Pride launches outreach effort to fund LGBTQ youth leaders from Minority Serving Institutions  (MSIs) such […]

Charlotte-based national LGBT organization Campus Pride releases statement calling on Charlotte’s Mayor and City Council to protect LGBT citizens by passing inclusive non-discrimination ordinance

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Charlotte, NC – Charlotte-based national LGBT organization Campus Pride joins local community organizations in support of passing a LGBT inclusive non-discrimination ordinance by the Charlotte City Council next Monday, March 2. The amendments in front of the council apply to four non-discrimination ordinances which would add “marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity and […]

9th Annual Campus Pride Summer Leadership Academy moves to Charlotte, NC this July 14-19, 2015; LGBTQ youth event will be the first national event of its kind to be held locally in the Queen City

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UNC Charlotte’s Spectrum and Johnson C. Smith University’s S.A.F.E. Pride student organizations to partner in bringing the premier national LGBTQ young adult leadership training to the South; Campus Pride seeks volunteers to be part of local Charlotte host committee as well as support from business community Charlotte, NC – Campus Pride announced today that the 9th […]

Campus Pride receives $20,000 grant from the David Bohnett Foundation to support scholarships to Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy this July

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For the second year, the grant from the David Bohnett Foundation helps to support scholarship funding for HBCU, TCU and 2 Year Colleges for Camp Pride this July The David Bohnett Foundation grant will be allocated to support Campus Pride’s Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy, which builds and strengthens a diverse student-led movement of young adults who […]

Campus Pride suspends University of Minnesota Duluth from being considered in 2015 listing of top-rated LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities; Cites recent handling of the dismissal of Women’s Ice Hockey Coach and her coaching staff who all happen to be gay or bisexual

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In mid-August of 2014, Campus Pride announced its list of the top-rated LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities in the nation. For the second year in a row, the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) was on that list.  The annual listing features campuses which score high on the Campus Pride Index for LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs and practices. […]

Looking for LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges? RSVP Now for Campus Pride & GLSEN FREE Online LGBTQ-Friendly College Fair March 19

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Prospective Students RSVP RSVP as a Prospective Student/Family Member College Representatives REGISTER Register as a College Representative Early Registration Discount until March 5 Date: Thursday March 19, 2015 Hours of Operation: 9:00am – 9:00pm EST Live Broadcast & Twitter Chats from 1:30pm – 6:00pm EST Location: CampusPride.org/CollegeFair Learn More   Watch the Tutorial Video Representatives […]