Campus Pride Blog

Avoiding STDs in the LGBT College-Aged Community

stdcheck.comlogo gives us the run down on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and how to avoid them. Did you know that nearly half of all STDs diagnosed yearly in the United States are among individuals aged 15-24? Much of the college crowd falls into this range, and certain STDs have even higher rates among not only […]

#CampPride15 & #AdvisorBootcamp Featured Speakers & Educators in Residence Announced


Featured Speakers & Educators in Residence Announced for Camp Pride & Advisor Bootcamp CAMP PRIDE 2015: Campus Pride announces national LGBTQ civil rights and social justice leaders to be featured at Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy as Featured Speakers & Educators in Residence. The ninth annual Camp Pride will take place from July 14-19, 2015 at the University of […]

Congratulations to the 2015 Campus Pride Voice and Action Award Winners


Congratulations to the recipients of the Campus Pride 2015 National Voice and Action Student Leadership Awards. Campus Pride selected three winners this year for the three different student awards – Voice & Action National Student Leader Award, Voice & Action National Fraternity/Sorority Award, and Voice & Action National Athlete Award as well as the Voice & Action Advisor Award.  These distinctions honor student […]

Campus Pride joins #educate2impact day May 13; Executive Director Shane Windmeyer to be panelist on Google+ Hangout 12:30pm EDT


May 13 “educate2impact day” supports equal access to education and helping students complete their high school and college degrees On May 13, 2015 – Campus Pride joins the second annual educate2impact day hosted by the Point Foundation in support of equitable access to education and to encourage students to complete their high school and college education. The […]

Campus Pride hosts #GiveOUTDay Countdown Weekend in Charlotte May 14-17


7 Day Countdown Launch Weekend Find Campus Pride throughout Charlotte Thursday, May 14 through Sunday, May 17  hosting Give OUT Day events. Give OUT Day is an initiative developed specifically for LGBT non-profits to gain new donors. Campus Pride is participating for the third year in a row and is ready to raise more than we’ve ever […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Save $150 off Camp Pride Registration until May 27


Register now for Camp Pride 2015 to save $150 until May 27 REGISTER Camp Pride 2015 $150 off thru May 27 REGISTER Advisor Bootcamp 2015 $150 off thru May 27 About Camp Pride is the nation’s premiere LGBTQ Leadership Academy for undergraduate LGBTQ and Ally students. Camp Pride is celebrating its 9th year this summer. […]

21 Days to Give: Support LGBTQ Youth by Donating now through Give OUT Day on May 21

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DONATE NOW 21 DAYS to GIVE OUT starts May 1 until May 21 PLUS: Every $1 to Campus Pride is matched up to $10,000 this year. Did you know you can start Give OUT Day early this year from May 1 until Give OUT Day on May 21… that’s right 21 days of giving?! Since […]

Now is Your Chance: Save $150 – Register for #CampPride15 by April 30


Camp Pride 2015 is coming to Charlotte, NC. Don’t miss the chance to have the best summer of your life  REGISTER Camp Pride 2015 REGISTER Advisor Bootcamp 2015 About Camp Pride is the nation’s premiere LGBTQ Leadership Academy for undergraduate LGBTQ and Ally students. Camp Pride is celebrating its 9th year this summer. Join us […]

US Department of Education releases Title IX Resource Guide providing further LGBTQ details and guidance

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Today the US Department of Education released the Title IX Resource Guide providing further details and guidance on how to apply Title IX protections in education. Campus Pride’s Executive Director Shane Windmeyer issued this statement: “Higher education needs to be held accountable for a safe learning environment for LGBTQ students.  The Title IX resource guide is […]

Campus Pride welcomes 2015 Summer Fellows Tyler Eilts & Allison Marie Turner

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Campus Pride announced today the 2015 Campus Pride Summer Fellows. The positions were created three years ago for recent college graduates and graduate students to become part of the summer staffing and learn more hands-on about the organization. We are proud to welcome Tyler Eilts from Illinois State University and Allison Marie Turner from University of North […]

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, […]