2010 State of Higher Education for LGBT People

Register Now: Campus Pride partners with PaperClip Communications on webinar, Wed, Nov 19 – “Strategies for Serving & Supporting Transgender & Gender-Nonconforming Students”

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This year when your campus recognizes Trans Day of Remembrance on November 20, your campus can also commit to doing more to create a safer space for transgender and gender-nonconforming students.   Campus Pride partners with PaperClip Communications on webinar “Strategies for Serving & Supporting Transgender & Gender-Nonconforming Students” on Wed, November 19 at 2 p.m. […]

Get Started & Create an Account: Campus Pride Index 2.0 and NEW Sports Index; Due by Dec 30, 2014

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NEW 2.0 VERSION OF THE CAMPUS PRIDE INDEX CREATE YOUR NEW ACCOUNT CampusPrideIndex.org/GetStarted2014 Campus Pride has been working 24/7 to update the Campus Pride Index 2.0 version. Plus we are also launching the Campus Pride Sports Index for collegiate recreation and intercollegiate athletics. Over three years of planning and fundraising $150,000+ has enabled us to […]

Campus Pride releases 2014 Top 50 List of LGBT-friendly Colleges & Universities

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Top 50 listing features the “Best of the Best;” Number of top-rated schools increases to 50, based on growing progress in creating LGBT-friendly campuses (Friday, August 15, 2014)  Campus Pride announced today the annual Campus Pride 2014 Top 50 LGBT-Friendly Colleges & Universities. The listing highlights the positive efforts to improve safety and academic life […]

Campus Pride launches National LGBT Scholarship Database in partnership with Point Foundation

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Free dynamic online database lists thousands of LGBT scholarships for youth providing greater access and resources to higher education (Charlotte, NC) – Campus Pride announced today the launch of the National LGBT Scholarship Database in partnership with Point Foundation.  The new online dynamic database is free and provides LGBT and ally students with the largest, […]

THIS FRIDAY: UNC STUDENTS CALL TO ACTION TO ATTEND UNC BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING TO DEMONSTRATE SUPPORT FOR GENDER-INCLUSIVE HOUSING

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ATTEND THE UNC BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING BRING SIGNS & DEMONSTRATE YOUR SUPPORT FOR GENDER-INCLUSIVE HOUSING Campus Pride has confirmed that the UNC Board of Governors meeting on Friday, August 9 will be held in the Board Room of the Spangler Center at UNC Chapel Hill and the proposed policy is titled Appendix BBB on the Agenda.  […]

Campus Pride Testimony against proposed ban on Gender-Inclusive Housing by UNC Board of Governors

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UPDATE: UNC BOARD VOTE SET FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 9 Campus Pride has confirmed that the August 8  & 9 UNC Board of Governors meetings are open to the public and will be held in the Spangler Center on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill; however, individuals from the UNC system including UNC student leaders will […]

Campus Pride commends the Washington State community college system in being the first community and technical colleges to add optional LGBT identity question on registration form

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Washington State Community Colleges follow the lead of Elmhurst College and University of Iowa in adding optional LGBT identity questions to registration/admission forms Tuesday, July 16, 2013 – Campus Pride commends Washington state community colleges in being the first system of community and technical colleges in the country to grant enrolling students the option of […]

Campus Pride Calls on Congress to Immediately Pass the Re-introduced Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA)

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Campus Pride applauds the reintroduction today in the U.S. House of the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA). The bipartisan measure prohibits any school program (including colleges/universities) or activity receiving federal financial assistance from discriminating against any public school student on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. Campus Pride has supported the […]

LGBT on Campus: Three Critical Issues to Consider in 2012

Next Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, you’re invited to join Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer and Campus Pride’s Queer Research Institute for Higher Education scholar and 2010 State of Higher Education for LGBT People co-author Sue Rankin, associate professor in education policy studies/college student affairs at The Pennsylvania State University, for a special webinar exploring […]

What should colleges do to prepare for DADT repeal?

Now that President Barack Obama has signed a repeal to the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy, and as implementation of repeal proceeds forward in the next year, how should colleges prepare?  As a former U.S. Army officer commissioned through ROTC (and very proud of both), I tried to put myself back in time […]

Celebrating a phenomenal year with Campus Pride

The year is coming to a close, and with it we have time to reflect upon this year’s wonderful successes, growth and achievements for Campus Pride. Summer Leadership Camp This year, college students, faculty and staff gathered at Vanderbilt University for summer camp like none other. Our phenomenal and inspiring staff led great workshops, sessions […]

Campus Pride’s Shane Windmeyer on the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act

Campus Pride executive director Shane Windmeyer spoke to Campus Progress writer Jessica Strong last week, following the introduction of the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act, a bill submitted Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) that would require colleges and universities receiving federal aid to institute LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies. Windmeyer’s […]

Creating Awareness on Campus: What Can Leaders Do?

My first blog for Campus Pride focused on the aftermath of an alleged anti-gay incident at Emory University that made the national news.  In that blog, I opined  that leaders at Emory and on other campuses across the country should try to figure out ways to have something positive come from an unfortunate event on […]

No cookies? No cupcakes? No problem. A lack of sweet treats can’t stop the IUPUI “Harvey Milk” Dinner this National Coming Out Day, Oct 11

National LGBT civil rights leader, Campus Pride founder Shane Windmeyer kicks off his LGBT History Month National Campus Tour as IUPUI keynote and spreads his message against “bullying and harassment” to over a dozen colleges and universities across the country this Fall (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Shane Windmeyer, founder and executive director of Campus Pride, the […]

Warren J. Blumenfeld: The Media, Suicide, and Homophobia

The commentary below is written by Dr. Warren J. Blumenfeld, Associate Professor of Multicultural and International Curriculum Studies at Iowa State University. He is co-editor of “Readings for Diversity and Social Justice and Investigating Christian Privilege and Religious Oppression in the United States.” What can clearly be referred to as a continuing epidemic, within only […]

PBS Newshour discusses anti-LGBT bullying, suicide

Openly Gay Johnson & Wales Student Raymond Chase Commits Suicide; Campus Pride Demands National Action to address LGBT Youth Bullying, Harassment & Suicide

In the wake of two college suicides Tyler Clementi of Rutgers University& Raymond Chase of Johnson & Wales, Campus Pride reissues findings and recommendations from the “2010 State of Higher Education for LGBT People” released last week at a U.S. congressional briefing on Capitol Hill (Providence, RI) Campus Pride, the nation’s leading non-profit organization working […]

Campus Pride Reissues National Report Findings on LGBT Harassment at Colleges & Universities in light of Suicide of Rutgers University Freshman Tyler Clementi

Campus Pride cites suicide as sobering example of findings in the “2010 State of Higher Education for LGBT People” released last week at a U.S. congressional briefing on Capitol Hill (New Brunswick, NJ, Thurs, Sept 30, 2010) Campus Pride, the nation’s largest non-profit organization working with LGBT and ally college and university students, offers its […]

Rutgers student suicide: A preventable tragedy

From ABC News…. Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi is believed dead, the result of a suicide after his college roommate video taped him having sex with another male student and broadcast it on the web. Tyler’s situation and the resulting tragedy are entirely preventable. Anti-bullying and harassment laws and policies, and other safe schools and […]

Photos & Round-up: Campus Pride’s Capitol Hill policy briefing

Last Thursday, Campus Pride was proud to join with Campus Progress and the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus to present a special Capitol Hill policy briefing on our new report, The 2010 State of Higher Education for LGBT People. The report, authored by Campus Pride’s Q Research Institute for Higher Education (Rankin, Blumenfeld, Weber & Frazer), […]