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Campus Pride salutes the National Black Justice Coalition as it celebrates 11 years of leadership and advocacy and supports the Top 100 Emerging Leaders to Watch

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Campus Pride salutes the National Black Justice Coalition as it celebrates 11 years of leadership and advocacy and supports the release of the 100 Black LGBTQ/SGL Emerging Leaders to Watch Campus Pride values its partnership with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) as it celebrates 11 years of leadership and advocacy.   As an LGBTQ national […]

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

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Campus Pride & Faith in America share this Holiday letter to create dialogue this Christmas around faith and being LGBTQ with your family Download Letter The Holidays are coming, finals are almost over and you’re about to head home for winter break. There can be some anxiety around going home for the holidays if you’re going […]

Campus Pride Board Chair shares 2013 financial growth and illustrates the Charlotte-based impact and investment of our LGBTQ youth work and community involvement locally

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Campus Pride is proud to call Charlotte, NC its home and is one of a handful of national nonprofits founded and operating in the South. Every year Campus Pride invests a significant portion of its programs in the Charlotte area to support where we live and to better LGBTQ youth in the local community. In […]

Campus Pride applauds Ohio State for adding optional LGBTQ identity question on college admission form

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Ohio State becomes one of a dozen colleges and universities to ask  an optional question on admission and enrollment forms for purposes of academic success, enrollment and retention Campus Pride applauds Ohio State for adding an optional LGBTQ identity question on their college admission form for the 2015-16 application cycle.   Ohio State uses the Common […]

Campus Pride joins other national LGBTQ organizations in issuing Open Letter: From Ferguson to True Freedom

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Charlotte, NC, December 9, 2014 — Campus Pride, in coalition with other national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations, today issued the following open letter: An Open Letter: From Ferguson to True Freedom Words cannot begin to describe the depth of feeling we all share about the unfolding tragedies in Ferguson and New York City. Words […]

Shane Windmeyer featured on CollegeWeekLive “How to Find an LGBTQ-Friendly Campus” this Thurs, December 11

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CollegeWeekLive hosts All Access Day on December 11, 2014 Applying for college can be stressful and difficult – we are here to help you make the right decisions during your college selection and application process. Campus Pride joins CollegeWeekLive All Access Day on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM EST. Join […]

Campus Pride & GLSEN Online LGBTQ-Friendly College Fair; Register Now

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  CAMPUS PRIDE & GLSEN NATIONAL ONLINE COLLEGE FAIR & PREP DAY   FOR LGBTQ & ALLY STUDENTS & FAMILIES   March 19, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm EST Live Broadcast & Chat from 1:30pm to 6:00pm EST Location: Online Virtual Fair – CampusPride.org/CollegeFair Early Registration Discount until March 5, 2014 Register now for this exciting […]

Charlotte Community Forum – “Beyond Marriage Equality: Social Justice, Intersectionality and Southern Organizing for LGBTQ Communities”

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Campus Pride and The Freedom Center for Social Justice host a local Charlotte Community Forum on Wednesday, December 17 Please mark your calendar for this Charlotte Community Forum on Wed, Dec 17 titled: “Beyond Marriage Equality: Social Justice, Intersectionality and Southern Organizing for LGBTQ Communities” – Everyone is Welcome. The program is sponsored by The Freedom […]

Apply Now: Voice & Action Award Applications Due Friday, December 5th

Apply now for the Campus Pride Voice & Action Awards: Student Leader Award, Athlete Award, Sorority/Fraternity Award & Advisor Award  Apply Now The Voice & Action National Leadership Award program embodies our mission, values and vision for inclusion and recognition of young adult leaders. The annual awards are an honorary national recognition program highlighting the outstanding accomplishments of LGBTQ […]

Kognito Webinar – Breaking Through: Innovations in Promoting Wellness on Campus

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Campuses across the country are using innovative and creative ways to reach students and reduce stigma regarding emotional wellness and mental health. Join us for a free informative webinar where you’ll learn about successful initiatives at the College of WIlliam and Mary and West Virginia University, plus hear how Active Minds chapters are blazing new […]

Donate now for #GivingTuesday

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Hi, I am Romeo Jackson.  I am a senior at Northern Illinois University and returning from Washington, DC where I interned in the U.S. House of Representatives this Fall. As we enter this Holiday Season, I am reflecting on what I am thankful for. The first thought that comes to mind is Campus Pride. My fellow peers, […]

Take Action on World AIDS Day December 1; Plus join Google+ Hangout Live at 4 p.m. EDT

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Today is World AIDS Day – Here’s how you can take action Google+ Live Hangout Join Campus Pride and AIDS United on World AIDS Day December 1 in a Live Google+ Hangout discussing HIV/AIDS from “Impact to Action” at 4 p.m. EDT.  This discussion will be specifically geared toward our future work and necessary actions for young […]

Campus Pride ties at #8 in Top 10 Ranking of National LGBTQ Organization Websites

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Campus Pride ties for #8 in national LGBTQ websites ranking of the Top 30; Campus Pride shares the #8 spot with organizations 8 to 13 times its annual budget Campus Pride tied for the number 8 spot and scores high in the overall  “Top 30 National LGBT Advocacy Websites” released today.  Campus Pride shares the number 8 […]

Tracking Retention & Academic Success: Listing of Colleges and Universities with LGBTQ Identity Questions as an Option on Admission Applications & Enrollment Forms

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Compiled by Genny Beemyn, Campus Pride Trans Policy Clearinghouse Coordinator Updated 11/25/2014 In 2013, Campus Pride issued in partnership with ACPA-College Student Educators International a position paper titled “An Institutional Responsibility: Tracking Retention & Academic Success of Out LGBT Students.”  The statement posits: “In order to best serve the needs of out LGBT college students, it is imperative […]

Campus Pride commends the formation of the LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education group planning their first conference for “LGBTQ Leaders in Higher Education: Shaping Our Futures” this June 2015

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LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education group represents 50+ college and university Presidents and partners Campus Pride commends the formation of the LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education group and its upcoming conference for administrators on “LGBTQ Leaders in Higher Education: Shaping Our Futures.”  The conference will be held June 26-28, 2015 in Chicago, IL.  Registration is […]

Campus Pride’s statement on Ferguson grand jury decision: “There must be accountability and consequences…”

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  On Monday, November 24, the grand jury in the Ferguson case decided not to bring criminal charges toward Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager this past Summer in Missouri. Campus Pride released the following statement: “Another unarmed young black man has been killed in this country.  All of us […]

BUY A NEW CAR & SUPPORT LGBTQ YOUTH: Carolina Volkswagen & Low Country Volkswagen team up with Campus Pride until December

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North Carolina & South Carolina: Now you can buy a car from Carolina Volkswagen or Low Country Volkswagen and support LGBTQ youth with Campus Pride until December 31, 2014 ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SAY “CAMPUS PRIDE” OR ANYTHING GAY & PROUD!!! Charlotte-based national nonprofit Campus Pride teams up with Carolina Volkswagen in Charlotte […]

What’s Next? HIV/AIDS: Impact and Action for Men of Color; Monday, Dec 1 at 4pm EDT

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World AIDS Day Google+ Hangout hosted by Campus Pride & AIDS United Dec 1 at 4pm EDT Join Campus Pride and AIDS United on World AIDS Day December 1 in a Live Google+ Hangout discussing HIV/AIDS from “Impact to Action” at 4 p.m. EDT.  This discussion will be specifically geared toward our future work and […]

Simmons College is on the right track; Policy update welcomes Transgender Applicants

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Simmons College has updated policy to be more open to transgender students becoming third all-women’s college with such policy It is difficult to ignore the current growth of transgender inclusion on college campuses. Simmons College has followed suit of Mt. Holyoke and Mills College by becoming the third all-female school to openly accept transgender applicants. […]

NOW IS THE TIME: Take Action on Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Transgender Day of Remembrance is November 20, 2014 – Take action now Transgender Day of Remembrance has been established to honor and remember those who have been killed as a result of transphobic and anti-trans hate or prejudice. Every year vigils, events and special gatherings are held to honor these lost voices. On November 28th, […]