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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.

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 […]

Campus Pride asks campuses to complete New Campus Pride Index 2.0 and Campus Pride Sports Index by March 31, 2015; Take a FREE webinar this February to learn more and ask questions

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Kognito partnered with Campus Pride to offer two free webinars to help campuses learn how to improve LGBTQ Campus Climate and to complete the assessment on the new Campus Pride Sports Index and Campus Pride Index 2.0 by March 31, 2015   Campus Pride launches the NEW Campus Pride Index & Campus Pride Sports Index to […]

U.S. Dept. of Education’s Title IX clarification paves the way for inclusive transgender membership policies of fraternities and sororities

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US Department of Education issues letter responding to the request by Campus Pride to clarify the role of Title IX on membership of social fraternal organizations, specifically for transgender members; Campus Pride offers training and assistance to inter/national fraternal organizations to educate members and adopt trans-inclusive policies On December 16, 2014, the U.S. Department of […]

Call for Faculty: Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy & LGBTQ Professional Academy for Advisors

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Application Deadline: February 13, 2015 Complete Online Application Campus Pride is excited to announce faculty openings for Camp Pride Summer LGBTQ Leadership Academy and the LGBTQ Professional Academy for Advisors (aka Advisor Bootcamp) to be hosted in Charlotte, NC on July 14-19, 2015. We are seeking faculty members to lead approximately 90 undergraduate students with […]

Campus Pride moves to new location and new larger office space in the New Year

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Campus Pride moves to a new location and a new larger office space on January 15, 2015. The new office is located at 6047 Tyvola Glen Circle near Highway 77 and Tyvola Road.  Campus Pride is one of a handful of LGBTQ national nonprofit organizations housed and founded in the South.   Campus Pride has operated in Charlotte, […]

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 […]

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’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 […]