Shane L. Windmeyer

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Campus Pride announces Shane Windmeyer, Best-selling Author & Executive Director of Campus Pride, as a featured keynote speaker for Camp Pride Leadership Academy 2014: Register now

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Campus Pride announces Shane Windmeyer, Best-selling Author & Executive Director of Campus Pride, 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 keynote speakers. The eighth annual […]

Campus Pride joins Faith in America and the global effort calling on Pope Francis to end harm to LGBT Youth caused by the Catholic Church and its teachings

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Campus Pride joins a global effort to ask Pope Francis to stand against and end religiously-driven remarks made against LGBT youth On Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014, a letter was published addressed to Pope Francis calling on the Church’s current harmful attitudes and labeling of LGBT youth. Together, Faith in America, an organization educating on […]

Campus Pride calls on Central Piedmont Community College to take action for trans safety and inclusion; Protest sends message: “I stand behind Andraya” along with demands for implementation of policies and staff training

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“CPCC needs to stop responding on Twitter and actually sit down with Andraya first thing on Monday.  The CPCC administration needs to come out in full support of Andraya and offer a personal apology for how the campus security treated her. Campus Pride is committed to continue work with Central Piedmont administration, faculty, staff and students […]

UPDATE: Central Piedmont Community College issues response today on social media after statement from Campus Pride

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Charlotte, NC – Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) responded on social media less than an hour ago via a response to a post by Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer. The post shared Campus Pride’s full statement issued this morning encouraging a response by CPCC to the reports of harassment toward Andraya Williams stating: “Now […]

Campus Pride calls on Central Piedmont Community College to take action in response to report of harassment against transgender student; CPCC students plan campus protest for this Friday

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Central Piedmont Community College must do the right thing and take necessary actions to support Andraya and other LGBT students on campus.  Now is the time to apologize and begin enacting transgender inclusive policies, programs and practices to ensure this does not happen again. The complacency and excuses must stop before this escalates any further.    […]

Winston-Salem State student targeted by anti-gay tweets by local DJ Brian “B-Daht” McLaughlin

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Update: DJ Brian “B-Daht” McLaughlin issues apology on Twitter to WSSU student after anti-gay tweets “WSSU administrators must take immediate action to ensure LGBT students like Aaron feel support and safety. These incidents impact more than one individual. They impact the climate for everyone — and strike harm at the spirit and heart of the entire […]

TODAY at 6pm EDT Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout: “Finding LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Scholarships”

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Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout to share how to find an LGBT-friendly college as well as other resources helpful for college preparation TODAY, March 26, 2014 at 6pm EDT Campus Pride will be hosting a Google+ Hangout: “Finding LGBT-Friendly Colleges & Scholarships.” Student leaders around the country, Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer and a Point […]

Campus Pride commends Florida A&M University for adding LGBT to Non-discrimination Policy

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Florida A & M University has voted in favor of changes to the Non-Discrimination policy by the Board of Trustees to include LGBT As announced by Equality Florida, Florida A&M University (FAMU) has voted in favor of changes to add LGBT to the non-discrimination policy by the Board of Trustees today.  The revised policy will […]

The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation and Campus Pride Partner to Create Safer Campuses

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The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation and Campus Pride Take a Stand against bullying Challenge For college freshmen, the first few weeks on campus are an exciting transition to university life. They are full of new experiences like moving into a dorm and choosing a major. However, other experiences can be daunting, especially if you are […]

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, […]

Campus Pride congratulates NFL-bound Michael Sam for becoming the first NCAA Division I college football player to come out

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“Michael Sam has shown his courage in being out to the world.   Now is the time for the NFL and its team owners to do the same by demonstrating to LGBT young athletes that you can be out and drafted to play professional football or any sport,” said Shane Windmeyer, Executive Director of Campus Pride. […]

Creating Change 2014: Power is Sexy!

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Students engage with social justice and activism to build power, take action, and create change at the Creating Change Conference 2014 The halls and meeting rooms of the Hilton of Americas in Houston are alive and buzzing with agents of change. The Task Force is hosting the 26th annual National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating […]

Campus Pride sells “Happy Holigays” Box Set ($19.95 dozen) to support LGBT Youth & Safe Spaces with Teazled.com

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Special dozen box set features four different designs spreading “Happy Holigays” messages of  joy, love and hope only $19.95 with profits benefitting Campus Pride. Today Campus Pride in partnership with LGBT-owned greeting card company Teazled.com announces national partnership to produce LGBT youth-focused card series. Teazled.com begins selling a special “Campus Pride Happy Holigays” box set […]

#BLACKFRIDAY IS OVER-RATED: Donate to Campus Pride on #GivingTuesday

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#BLACKFRIDAY IS OVER-RATED   DONATE TO CAMPUS PRIDE FOR LGBTQ YOUTH ON #GIVINGTUESDAY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE  DONATE NOW Campus Pride has joined #GivingTuesday this upcoming Tuesday, Dec 3 as a counter narrative to Black Friday and Cyber Monday reminding us of the spirit of the holiday giving season.  Campus Pride has developed the “Show Your […]

#GivingTuesday-Dec 3: Campus Pride Announces The Scorpio/Von Entertainment as National Sponsor supporting LGBTQ Youth

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$10,000 sponsorship encourages others to double donations to Campus Pride during #GivingTuesday next week on Tuesday, Dec 3 Campus Pride announced today that The Scorpio/Von Entertainment, located at 2301 Freedom Drive in Charlotte, NC, has become a national sponsor supporting LGBTQ youth with a $10,000 sponsorship.   The contribution comes on the heels of Campus […]

Insight into Diversity features Campus Pride and Executive Director Shane Windmeyer in Dec/Jan Issue Available Online

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Campus Pride and Executive Director/Founder Shane Windmeyer is featured in the December/January issue of Insight into Diversity.  This past month Insight into Diversity and Campus Pride entered a new partnership to provide readers with more LGBT content and educational resources to readers. Read the feature about Campus Pride & Executive Director Shane Windmeyer online. Campus […]