News & Updates

Read the Campus Pride news and updates. Learn how we are actively working to build future LGBT and ally leaders and safer, more LGBT-friendly colleges and universities.

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 […]

In response to Indiana SB 101: Campus Pride as part of the LGBT Sports Coalition requests all major sporting events be moved from Indiana

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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 […]

CAMPUS PRIDE SPOTLIGHT SERIES: Bethune-Cookman University makes significant strides for LGBTQ progress among Historically Black Colleges & Universities

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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 - Check back for more information 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 substantive work and develop resources […]

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 […]

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 […]