Press Releases

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 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 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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]