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.

Recruit LGBTQ Students with Campus Pride National LGBT-Friendly College Fair Program

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Campus Pride 2014 National LGBT-Friendly College Fair Program in partnership with GLSEN Dates and Locations: Charlotte, NC – Sat, Aug 16 Roanoke, VA- Sun, Sep 7 Boston, MA – Fri, Oct 10 Atlanta, GA – Sat, Oct 11 Vancouver, WA – Sat , Oct 25 Los Angeles, CA – Sat Oct 11 New York, NY […]

Camp Pride 2014: Janet Mock Receives National Voice & Action Leadership Award, Volunteers and Donors Recognized with Campy Awards for Distinguished Service

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Campus Pride hosts eighth annual LGBTQ & ally summer leadership camp, presents Janet Mock with national leadership award and names annual “Campy” distinguished service awards Last week, over 120+ lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning (LGBTQ) and ally students and advisors from colleges and universities across the country came together for Campus Pride’s eighth annual […]

Take Assessment: New 2.0 Campus Pride Index is READY with updated LGBT-friendly benchmarks for inclusive policy, program and practice

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Since 2007, the Campus Pride Index has provided valuable LGBT benchmarking data for hundreds of colleges and universities as well as a free of charge, accessible way online for thousands of LGBT youth and families to search for LGBT-friendly campuses;  New 2.0 Campus Pride Index raises LGBT benchmarks and starting this week campuses are encouraged […]

Camp Pride – Day Six – Moving Forward & Reflections

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Travel back to your campus to bring about positive change Campus Pride says farewell to Camp Pride and Advisor Bootcamp 2014 participants on July 20, 2014. The final day of camp was one heartfelt goodbyes, of promises to stay in touch, of empowerment to do the work, and of two very clear messages: “It’s time […]

Camp Pride 2014 – Day Five – Voice & Action

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Camp Pride 2014 continues on day five honing students’ actions plans into final form, a special visit from Janet Mock and the Campus Pride Awards Reception and Graduation Ceremony  Action plans are a great takeaway for the collegiate leaders at Camp Pride 2014. Often times students ask how they can achieve a specific goal, whether decided […]

Camp Pride 2014 – Day Three – Progress & Change

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Camp Pride 2014 continued on Thursday with programming centered around progress and change of the movement Executive Director of the You Can Play Project and former NFL athlete Wade Davis gave an inspiring talk in the morning about language, identity, and power. Davis shared his own personal narrative and experiences with coming out as a gay […]

Camp Pride 2014 – Day Two – Social Justice & Equality

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Camp Pride Day Two delivered Mandy Carter, Robyn Ochs and further discovery of self, Action Plans and panel discussions Camp Pride 2014 is well on the way. Themes of day two included social justice and equality providing empowerment and new perspectives to students. Camp Pride Faculty, Ma Purdy and Ash Wickell, facilitated an educational block around valuing […]

Camp Pride 2014 – Day One – Kick Off & Welcome

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Campus Pride welcomes 120+ students, faculty and staff for the 8th annual Camp Pride & 4th annual Advisor Bootcamp on July 15, 2014 120+ collegiate students and staff representing 4-year institutions, 2-year and technical colleges, religious and HBCUs (historically black colleges and universities) loaded in and unpacked at Camp Pride 2014. Vanderbilt University welcomes us with […]

Campus Pride’s 8th Annual Camp Pride Leadership Academy Kicks off in Nashville July 15-20

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Campus Pride Summer Leadership Academy kicks off on July 15, 2014; the fiercest leaders join together for a week of social justice training and skill building CAMP PRIDE 2014: Campus Pride’s eighth annual Summer Leadership Academy Camp Pride will take place from July 15-20, 2014 on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. The camp is the premier […]

Campus Pride Announces Lambda 10 Steering Committee; Call for Applicants from Fraternities & Sororities across the Nation

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Apply Online Deadline: Monday, August 18 Campus Pride is seeking ten to twelve individuals to join a newly developed Lambda 10 Steering Committee. This board will be a group of fraternity and sorority students, advisors, and professionals of diverse backgrounds that will guide Campus Pride and our Lambda 10 Project initiative. The committee will meet monthly […]

Campus Pride attends White House LGBT Pride Month Reception

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Campus Pride joins LGBT Leaders at the White House in honor the LGBT Pride Month Campus Pride Executive Director joined a few hundred other national LGBTQ and ally leaders in the movement for a reception commemorating the White House LGBT Pride Month annual celebration. “Being asked to join the President and First Lady at this […]

Campus Pride will join #PrideCast Hangouts On Air for the NYC Pride Celebration Sunday, June 29 at 12:30pm EST

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Campus Pride joins Google+ and Mashable for #PrideCase Hangouts on Air where live coverage of NYC Pride will be streamed online  Beginning Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET LGBT organizations, leaders and celebrities will join together to celebrate Pride Month on in New York City and on Google+ Hangouts On Air. Coverage of the live New […]

Campus Pride Speakers Bureau Members Paul Katami and Jeff Zarillo launch documentary “The Case Against 8″ on HBO Monday, June 23, 9pm

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“The Case Against 8″ premieres tonight, Monday June 23rd, on HBO at 9pm Featured as part of the Campus Pride Speakers Bureau, Paul Katami, and his husband Jeff Zarrillo, of Burbank, California were the plaintiffs in the landmark United States Supreme Court case Hollingsworth vs Perry which overturned a ballot initiative known as Proposition 8 and […]

Campus Pride announces partnership with GLSEN to expand the Campus Pride National LGBT-Friendly College Fair Program and host the First-Ever Virtual Online College Fair

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2014-15 location and dates announced along with new partnership to expand National Fairs to the most locations since launch in 2007, Tap into GLSEN’s Network of Chapters, Gay-Straight Alliances, Student Leaders CHARLOTTE, June 18, 2014 – Campus Pride and GLSEN are excited to announce a partnership to expand the reach and impact of the Campus […]

Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund awards $9,000 total in grants to Campus Pride for local LGBT work with Charlotte-area colleges

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Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund awards Campus Pride with $6,000 operating grant to support local work with Charlotte-area colleges and $3000 for support of the Campus Pride LGBT-Friendly College Fair in Charlotte this August   A dozen Campus Pride youth leaders, staff and board members attended the 7th Annual Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund “Happening” on Wednesday, […]

“Show Your Campus Pride” this June during the Official LGBT Pride Month

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It’s official! President Obama has proclaimed June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month! “NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2014 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and […]

Reach thousands of LGBT and Ally students by advertising in the Lil Purple Backpack; Buy your ad by Aug 8

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The third annual Lil Purple Backpack Resource Guide will release this Fall – Advertise for as low as $550 and reach thousands of students across the nation   Buy Your Ad Today for as low as $550 Advertise Directly to LGBT & Ally Students ADVERTISING DEADLINE: Friday, August 8, 2014 Campus Pride’s “Lil Purple Backpack” Resource Guide is a 40+ […]

Campus Pride announces Mandy Carter, Co-Founder of SONG & NBJC, as Featured Keynote Speaker for Camp Pride & Advisor Bootcamp; Register Now

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Campus Pride announces Mandy Carter, Co-Founder of SONG & NBJC, as Featured Keynote Speaker for Camp Pride and Advisor Bootcamp 2014; Register now CAMP PRIDE 2014: Campus Pride has begun announcing national LGBT civil rights and social justice leaders to be featured at Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy as keynote speakers. The eighth annual Camp Pride will take place […]

Campus Pride announces Diego Sanchez, Director of Policy at PFLAG, as Featured Keynote Speaker for Camp Pride & Advisor Bootcamp; Register Now for Early Discount before May 30

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Campus Pride announces Diego Sanchez, PFLAG’s Director of Policy, as Featured Keynote Speaker for Camp Pride and Advisor Bootcamp 2014; Register now before the early bird rate expires May 30 CAMP PRIDE 2014: Campus Pride has begun announcing national LGBT civil rights and social justice leaders to be featured at Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy as keynote speakers. The eighth […]

Campus Pride announces Cathy Renna, communications and media relations expert, as Featured Keynote Speaker for Camp Pride & Advisor Bootcamp; Register Now for Early Discount before May 30

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Campus Pride announces Cathy Renna, nationally recognized media relations expert and LGBT leader, as Featured Keynote Speaker for Camp Pride and Advisor Bootcamp 2014; Register now before the early bird rate expires May 30 CAMP PRIDE 2014: Campus Pride has begun announcing national LGBT civil rights and social justice leaders to be featured at Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy […]