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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 […]

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 Wade Davis, Former NFL Football Player, as Featured Keynote Speaker for Camp Pride & Advisor Bootcamp; Register Now for Early Discount before May 30

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Campus Pride announces Wade Davis, Former NFL Football Player and Executive Director of the You Can Play Project, 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 […]

Campus Pride announces that Alice Hoagland, Writer, Speaker, and Researcher on LGBT Rights and Aviation Security, has been added to the Campus Pride Speakers Bureau

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Campus Pride announces Alice Hoagland, writer, speaker, and researcher on the issues of aviation security and LGBT rights, has been added to the Campus Pride Speakers Bureau; book her now! Alice Hoagland, mother of September 11, 2001 United Flight 93 passenger Mark Bingham, served as a flight attendant for four airlines over the course of […]

Campus Pride announces Featured Entertainment for Camp Pride & Advisor Bootcamp including J Mase & Randi Driscoll; Register Now for Early Discount before May 30

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Campus Pride announces featured LGBTQ and ally entertainers for Camp Pride and Advisor Bootcamp 2014; Gear up for a summer to remember and register now before the early bird rate expires May 30 CAMP PRIDE 2014: Campus Pride has begun announcing national LGBT civil rights, social justice leaders, artists and entertainers to be featured at Camp Pride Summer […]

THANK YOU: Campus Pride raises $15,750 in 48 hours for GiveOUT Day; Finishes in Top 10 in Nation and 2nd in the South

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Founded and based in Charlotte, NC, Campus Pride placed 2nd in the South and 7th in the nation in the overall number of “unique donors” Campus Pride participated in the second annual National Give Out Day held on May 15, 12 a.m.-11:59 p.m. The day-long online giving initiative was extended an extra 24 hours after […]

GIVE OUT DAY EXTENDED UNTIL 5/16 11:59PM – DONATE NOW

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The 2nd annual Give OUT Day has been extended for 24 hours; Donate now to help Campus Pride remain in 1st place of the US Southern Leaderboard and win an extra $4,000 for LGBT youth Today is the second day of the annual Give OUT Day. Join the national movement encouraging people to donate to LGBT nonprofits by […]

TODAY – Help Campus Pride reach 2,000 donors by giving $10 or more for Give OUT Day 2014; Donate online now

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Support LGBT Youth by Donating to Campus Pride on Give OUT Day Thursday, May 15 Today Campus Pride will take part of the second annual Give OUT Day which will engage thousands of people across the country to give in support of the LGBTQ community.  All money raised will go toward Campus Pride programs and scholarships. Together we can make […]

Campus Pride announces Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks, Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition, as a featured keynote speaker for Camp Pride Leadership Academy 2014; Register Now

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Campus Pride announces Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), to be featured keynote speaker at Camp Pride this July; 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 […]