Campus Pride Blog

Calling on LGBT College Alumni; Take Online Survey

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How are LGBT college alumni philanthropic? Where do LGBT alums give their time and money?  How does sexual orientation and gender identity affect personal giving?  Now we can find out. Take the survey now  Campus Pride is proud to support Dr. Jason C. Garvey at University of Alabama and Dr. Noah D. Drezner at University of […]

Campus Pride joins Faith in America and the global effort calling on Pope Francis to end harm to LGBT Youth caused by the Catholic Church and its teachings

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Campus Pride joins a global effort to ask Pope Francis to stand against and end religiously-driven remarks made against LGBT youth On Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014, a letter was published addressed to Pope Francis calling on the Church’s current harmful attitudes and labeling of LGBT youth. Together, Faith in America, an organization educating on […]

Campus Pride statement on Kansas City shootings: “We condemn these acts of violence in any venue…”

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Campus Pride statement in response to shooting at Jewish Community Center and assisted living facility near Kansas City, Kansas: Campus Pride is deeply saddened by the news of the shooting at the Jewish Community Center and assisted living facility in Kansas. Our deepest sympathies extend to the families and victims of this senseless tragedy.  We […]

EARLY BIRD RATES End April 30- Register Now! Camp Pride Staff, Faculty & Pride Leaders Announced

Campus Pride is proud to announce Staff, Pride Leaders and Faculty for Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy 2014; Register before early bird rates expire, April 30, 2014 Camp Pride is coming up! Join us July 15-20 in Nashville, TN at Vanderbilt University. Camp Pride is the premier place for LGBTQ and Ally student leaders and […]

Applications Now Open for 2014-15 Campus Pride Advisory Board Members; Apply by May 15, 2014

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Are you an LGBTQ or Ally student leader? Want to be more involved with Campus Pride? Apply to be on the Advisory Board!  The current Campus Pride Advisory Board, in conjunction with the Campus Pride Board of Directors, announces the opportunity to join the Advisory Board for the 2014-15 academic year. Undergraduate and graduate students […]

Today is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day #NYHAAD

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Campus Pride proudly supports the efforts put forth from Advocates for Youth, who have organized National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, April 10, 2014. Jack Mackenroth, a member of the Campus Pride Speakers Bureau speaks out on behalf of this day and shares a special message with youth about HIV & AIDS. We can […]

TODAY at 6pm EDT Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout: “LGBTQ Campus Organizing & Resources”

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Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout about LGBTQ organizing on campus and helpful resources to reach inclusion on campus TODAY, April 7, 2014 at 6pm EDT Campus Pride LGBTQ Campus Organizing & Resources.” Student leaders around the country and Campus Pride Programs Manager, Rebby Kern, will be joining us to share best practices for inclusion, resources and […]

Campus Pride launches #IStandwithAndraya National Petition calling for Central Piedmont Community College to take action on trans inclusion & safety

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#ISTANDWITHANDRAYA: Call on CPCC Administration to apologize to Andraya Williams & take action for trans inclusion & safety “Lets not forget about Andraya and the safety of all transgender students. She deserves an apology and she wants to be sure this does not happen again by taking necessary steps to train campus staff and enact trans-inclusive […]

Campus Pride calls on Central Piedmont Community College to take action for trans safety and inclusion; Protest sends message: “I stand behind Andraya” along with demands for implementation of policies and staff training

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“CPCC needs to stop responding on Twitter and actually sit down with Andraya first thing on Monday.  The CPCC administration needs to come out in full support of Andraya and offer a personal apology for how the campus security treated her. Campus Pride is committed to continue work with Central Piedmont administration, faculty, staff and students […]

UPDATE: Central Piedmont Community College issues response today on social media after statement from Campus Pride

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Charlotte, NC – Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) responded on social media less than an hour ago via a response to a post by Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer. The post shared Campus Pride’s full statement issued this morning encouraging a response by CPCC to the reports of harassment toward Andraya Williams stating: “Now […]

Campus Pride calls on Central Piedmont Community College to take action in response to report of harassment against transgender student; CPCC students plan campus protest for this Friday

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Central Piedmont Community College must do the right thing and take necessary actions to support Andraya and other LGBT students on campus.  Now is the time to apologize and begin enacting transgender inclusive policies, programs and practices to ensure this does not happen again. The complacency and excuses must stop before this escalates any further.    […]

Winston-Salem State student targeted by anti-gay tweets by local DJ Brian “B-Daht” McLaughlin

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Update: DJ Brian “B-Daht” McLaughlin issues apology on Twitter to WSSU student after anti-gay tweets “WSSU administrators must take immediate action to ensure LGBT students like Aaron feel support and safety. These incidents impact more than one individual. They impact the climate for everyone — and strike harm at the spirit and heart of the entire […]

April is Campus Pride Month; Time to celebrate & educate on LGBTQ issues with Campus Pride

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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 LGBT culture and inclusion. College campuses are following suit by planning and supporting Pride Weeks on campus. Campus Pride can help […]

Monday, April 7 at 6pm EDT Campus Pride Hosts Google+ HangOUT “Campus Pride Month: LGBTQ Campus Organizing & Resources”

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Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout about LGBTQ organizing on campus and helpful resources to reach inclusion on campus Monday, April 7, 2014 at 6pm EDT Campus Pride LGBTQ Campus Organizing & Resources.” Student leaders around the country and Campus Pride Programs Manager, Rebby Kern, will be joining us to share best practices for inclusion, resources and […]

TODAY at 6pm EDT Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout: “Finding LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Scholarships”

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Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout to share how to find an LGBT-friendly college as well as other resources helpful for college preparation TODAY, March 26, 2014 at 6pm EDT Campus Pride will be hosting a Google+ Hangout: “Finding LGBT-Friendly Colleges & Scholarships.” Student leaders around the country, Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer and a Point […]

Campus Pride stands with students at Spelman College & Morehouse College during LGBT Pride Week after campus sidewalk chalkings discovered expressing religion-based bigotry

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“Homo Sex is a Sin…” among anti-LGBT religion-based bigotry found written on campus sidewalk after kickoff event to Spelman College and Morehouse College’s joint Pride Week activities This week Spelman College and Morehouse College students teamed up for Pride Week 2014. This week brings activities, events and programs to bring awareness to the LGBT community […]

Campus Pride kicks off “Campus Pride Month” this April with several national events and Google+ Hangouts

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April is Campus Pride Month: Kicking it off with local events in Charlotte, NC and a FREE Google+ Hangout Join Campus Pride in kicking off Campus Pride Month, all during the month of April, by attending our local events and Google+ Hangout. Google+ Hangout: “Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships” Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at […]

Campus Pride Statement: Passing of Fred Phelps is the time to demonstrate “love for all humanity and move forward”

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Campus Pride encourages college campuses to take the higher road by demonstrating respect and civility in passing of Fred Phelps that he “never gave others and move forward” Charlotte, NC – News reports indicate that Fred Phelps, Sr., the leader of the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) know for its ongoing anti-gay and military funeral protests, […]

Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout: “Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships” Wednesday, March 26

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Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout to share how to find an LGBT-friendly college as well as other resources helpful for college preparation Next Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 6pm EST Campus Pride will be hosting a Google+ Hangout: “Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships.” Student leaders around the country, Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer […]

Campus Pride hosts Alternative Breaks for Central Michigan University Students in Charlotte, NC

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Central Michigan University students join Campus Pride to volunteer and learn more about social issues and activism around the LGBTQ community Campus Pride hosted eleven students from Central Michigan University from March 10-14 to be educated and volunteer with LGBTQ topics. The students came as part of the Alternative Breaks program, which is under the […]