Inaugural Success at Campus Pride College Sports Summit at the University of Richmond, VA


Student athletes, coaches, faculty and staff join Campus Pride at the University of Richmond for the first Campus Pride College Sports Summit, Feb 6 & 7, 2014.  Over 300 athletes filled the room at the University of Richmond where Kye Allums took the stage welcoming attendees to the first Campus Pride Sports Summit. As a […]

Campus Pride congratulates NFL-bound Michael Sam for becoming the first NCAA Division I college football player to come out

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“Michael Sam has shown his courage in being out to the world.   Now is the time for the NFL and its team owners to do the same by demonstrating to LGBT young athletes that you can be out and drafted to play professional football or any sport,” said Shane Windmeyer, Executive Director of Campus Pride. […]

Campus Pride signs onto Global Letter calling on International Olympic Committee Corporate Sponsors to stand up for LGBT rights


Campus Pride joins global letter calling on International Olympic Committee (IOC) corporate sponsors to take on public support of LGBT rights in Russia and intensify accountability of IOC Campus Pride is among 40 groups globally who have signed a letter to corporate sponsors of the International Olympic Committee. Laws in Russia have prohibited the support […]

Students and Activists Show Support for Athletes Around Sochi Winter Olympics


“Campus Pride encourages students to remain aware of the current climate in Russia; We must support our athletes and send a message of inclusion for LGBT people.  The whole world is watching.” (Charlotte, NC) – The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are upon us and athletes are gearing up to compete for Olympic medals to represent […]

Campus Pride receives $15,000 from LGBT Sports Coalition toward new Sports Index tool with LGBT partners


Campus Pride Sports Index is one of five projects funded; $68,000 was awarded from the LGBT Sports Coalition  CHARLOTTE (Jan. 30, 2014) – The LGBT Sports Coalition last week officially awarded grants to five projects aimed at ending anti-LGBT bias in sports by 2016. Campus Pride was one of the member organizations funded for Phase I […]

Campus Pride Joins the Uprising of Love Google+ Hangout Series to Support LGBTI in Russia

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Campus Pride joins the Uprising of Love coalition to participate in a week of Google+ Hangout conversations around LGBT Youth, the Olympics and LGBT equality With the Winter Olympics coming up Uprising of Love has created a space where LGBTI conversations can happen leading up with the events in Russia. The climate in Russia is […]

Keynotes Announced for Campus Pride College Sports Summit 2014 Feb 6 & 7


Wade Davis will join the Campus Pride College Sports Summit as a featured keynote speaker along with Dr. Sue Rankin and Kye Allums Campus Pride College Sports Summit takes place at the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA on February 6 & 7, 2014. LGBT and ally athletes in collegiate sports will gather to develop […]

Deadline Extended for Voice & Action National Leadership Awards until Wed, Dec 18


Campus Pride extends the deadline for the Voice & Action National Leadership Awards until Wednesday, December 18, 2013.  The annual awards are an honorary national recognition program highlighting the outstanding accomplishments of LGBT and ally young adult leaders and those who work to support LGBT issues at colleges and universities across the United States. The […]

University of Texas Swimmer Matt Korman Comes Out to His Teammates

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Matt Korman, a junior at University of Texas, had endured a big secret from his fellow swim team members until recently. The University of Texas athlete felt it was finally time that he come clean to his fellow swimmers, thus making the bold move of coming out to his teammates via email. A fellow teammate […]

Campus Pride Supports “Pride Night” Hosted by Gay Hockey Ohio, Ohio State Athletics and the You Can Play Project

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Campus Pride is proud to support the Ohio State University Men’s Hockey “Pride Night” at the Schott, #PrideattheSchott, January 11, 2014. Gay Hockey Ohio has teamed up with The Ohio State University Athletics Department and the OSU Men’s Ice Hockey team to host the 2nd Annual Pride Night, #PrideattheSchott. Pride Night 2014 is set for […]

Campus Pride thanks Nike for $200k donation to the LGBT Sports Coalition


The company’s successful #BeTrue campaign will fund Coalition projects aimed at ending anti-LGBT bias in sports LOS ANGELES (Oct. 30, 2013) – Nike, the world’s largest sports company, has made an unprecedented $200,000 donation to the LGBT Sports Coalition, which aims to end anti-LGBT bias in sports. Campus Pride is one of the inaugural partners […]

Campus Pride College Sports Summit planned at University of Richmond for February 6 & 7, 2014


National summit responds to news headlines for growing demand of training and resources to “dig deeper for systemic change in collegiate sports”  (Richmond, VA) – Campus Pride, the nation’s leading educational organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create safer college environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) students, plans the first-ever Campus Pride College Sports Summit […]

2013-14 Campus Pride Lil’ Purple Backpack Resource Guide Now Available

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FREE – REQUEST COPIES 2013-14 Campus Pride Lil’ Purple Backpack Resource Guide Now Available Looking for the answers to all of your LGBT college organizing and leadership questions in one place? The Campus Pride Lil Purple Backpack is just what you need. This Campus Pride Resource Guide is a 40+ page, full-color, pocket-sized resource guide filled to […]

GO! Athletes Launches #Out4Olympics Campaign


Go! Athletes Launches #Out4Olympics Campaign Featuring LGBT Athletes and Coaches Worldwide   Campus Pride  partner, GO! Athletes, launched their newest campaign on Aug 28, 2013. The #Out4Olympics campaign brings lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, LGBT, athletes and coaches together from across the world to show support for one another. The #Out4Olympics campaign is designed to […]

Campus Pride supports open LGBT participation in Olympic Games and releases statement as member of LGBT Sports Coalition


Campus Pride as a member of the LGBT Sports Coalition supports open LGBT participation in Olympic Games Coalition urges powers to secure safety of LGBT attendees, aim to repeal Russian anti-gay laws CHICAGO (August 1, 2013) – Campus Pride and the other members of the LGBT Sports Coalition stand united against the new onslaught of […]

2013 Nike LGBT Sports Summit Inspires Students Athletes to Make Change

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Campus Pride was in attendance at the second annual Nike LGBT Sports Summit in Portland, Oregon from June 14-15, 2013, including a contingent of NCAA student-athletes from across the country who received support from the StandUp Foundation to attend the summit. Several students shared their experiences with Campus Pride afterwards, describing what it meant to […]

GO! Athletes Launches #Fighting4Fallon Campaign


GO! (Generation Out) Athletes has launched a new social media campaign in support of Fallon Fox, a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who came out as transgender in March 2013. Several student-athletes from the organization were able to connect with Fallon at the 2013 Nike LGBT Sports Summit and are now gathering an “army […]

Campus Pride attends the second annnual Nike LGBT Sports Summit as an inaugural partner


Campus Pride will be in attendance at the second annual Nike LGBT Sports Summit beginning this Friday, June 14-15, 2013 in Portland, Oregon. As an inaugural member of the Nike LGBT Sports Summit, Campus Pride will continue its strong presence at the national gathering of organizers, advocates and LGBT and ally athletes.  Last year at […]

Camp Pride Alumni Athletes Set to Attend Nike LGBT Sports Summit

Change is in the air as sports culture continues to open up about LGBT issues in athletics. Campus Pride has been on the forefront of creating an open discussion with universities and colleges across the nation in regards to LGBTQ athletes. This past year the Campus Pride LGBTQ National College Athlete Report was published as […]

Campus Pride Speaker Brian Sims Talks LGBT Issues in Athletics at Old Dominion University

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The following is a guest post from Matthew French, who is a graduate student at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA studying Digital and Lifespan Communication. Matthew is also a member of the ODU Safe Space Committee and has previously served as Vice President of ODU Out. He attended Camp Pride in July 2012. The […]