Campus Pride Blog

March is Bisexual Heath Awareness Month (BHAM)

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The Bisexual Resource Center has declared March Bisexual Heath Awareness Month (BHAM) to bring awareness to bisexual heath, 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 […]

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 […]

Honoring Audre Lorde

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Written by Romeo Jackson, Northern Illinois University Audre Lorde, the self-identified black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet is a Caribbean-American, writer, radical feminist, womanist, lesbian, and civil rights activist and serves as the embodiment of intersectional thought. Her words and work has saved my life. I write this to blog to honor and remember her ground-breaking […]

Campus Pride awards North Carolina Central University and Harris-Stowe State University with “LGBTQ on Campus” grant to build safer, more LGBTQ-inclusive campus climates in partnership with Kognito

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 Campus Pride focuses on rural areas, Southern campuses and minority serving institutions with “LGBTQ on Campus” grant award in partnership with Kognito Campus Pride awards grants to North Carolina Central University and Harris-Stowe State University for one year of funding for the usage of the “LGBTQ on Campus” online trainings developed in partnership with Kognito. […]

Campus Pride supports LGBTQ Equality Game & Awareness Event between Lehigh University & Bucknell University on Wed, Feb 25

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LGBTQ Equality Game  & Awareness Event to further LGBTQ inclusion in sports and bridge gap between campus life, athletics and LGBTQ inclusion According to the Campus Pride 2012 LGBTQ National College Athlete Report, LGBQ student-athletes are twice as likely to experience harassment, experience a negative campus climate, and have their athletic and academic success derailed […]

Be My Valentine: Campus Pride hosts special Valentine’s Day fundraiser in Charlotte – Free Rapid HIV Testing on site

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Know Your Status: Free Rapid HIV Testing Get your FREE rapid HIV test on Saturday, Feb 14 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at The Bar at 316 sponsored by Rosedale Infectious Diseases. Plus Chance to Win DINNER NIGHT OUT with Andrew Christian Model & Entertainer Topher Dimaggio  BUY YOUR TICKET All proceeds benefit Campus Pride for […]

Codebreaker: The Other Alan Turing Film

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By: Patrick Sammon, Executive Producer and Creator of Codebreaker The Imitation Game isn’t the only film you can watch about gay hero Alan Turing. I’m the Executive Producer and Creator of Codebreaker, an award-winning feature-length drama documentary about Turing’s life and legacy. The Imitation Game is entertaining and engaging, but it’s quite far from the […]

Campus Pride Summer Internships & Fellowships – Apply now

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Summer Fellowships & Internships Available; Deadline is March 13, 2015 to submit materials for consideration. Campus Pride seeks college students with a desire to learn more about campus organizing and social justice issues to work as summer fellows and interns in our home office based in Charlotte, NC. Individuals selected have opportunities to observe and participate in […]

ASU Senior Reflects: 42 Years of Roe, Legality ≠ Access

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By Maddie Majerus, Former NARAL Pro-Choice NC Intern and Appalachian State University Senior [January 22, 2015] marks the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a Supreme Court decision that protects a person’s right to reproductive choice. Deciding when to start a family is one of the most fundamental elements to a person’s autonomy and plays […]

Free Webinar: Campus Pride Index & Campus Pride Sports Index: How LGBTQ-Friendly is My Campus?

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Learn how your college can measure campus climate by assessing inclusive LGBTQ national benchmarks in policy, program and practice. This webinar will share how your campus can receive a private confidential climate report and participate in the FREE Campus Pride Index (2.0 version) and the NEW Campus Pride Sports Index (exclusively for Athletics & Intramural Sports). This is the perfect training […]

Carolina Vokswagen & Low Country Volkswagen donates $4,600 to Campus Pride from annual fundraiser

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The Donald Automotive Group’s ​two​ Volkswagen dealerships teamed up with Campus Pride for an annual fundraiser to support LGBTQ youth​ raising​ $4,600 For the second year in a row, Carolina Volkswagen has exemplified support of Campus Pride by hosting a seasonal fundraiser for LGBTQ youth. This year, Low Country Volkswagen of Mount Pleasant joined the […]