Shane L. Windmeyer

Campus Pride’s statement on Ferguson grand jury decision: “There must be accountability and consequences…”

Campus Pride Advisory Board member Jonathan Green alongside other UNC Greensboro students chalk campus sidewalks with their feelings and response to the Ferguson decision Monday night

  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 […]

Campus Pride sells “Happy Holigays” Box Set ($24.95 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 $24.95 with profits benefitting Campus Pride Campus Pride has extended partnership with LGBT-owned greeting card company Teazled.com to continue selling special “Campus Pride Happy Holigays” box set of greeting cards to support LGBTQ youth and safe spaces.  Purchase […]

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. […]

Less than Two Weeks until STANDUP DAY on Nov 14 – Download the 2014 StandUp Day Action Kit

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“ I stand up against bullying. Will you? I lost my own father to violence when he stood up for an employee who was being attacked. I’ve heard from many fans and friends how bullying has impacted their lives, and I am moved to make a difference for them. Parents have written to me, sharing […]

Take the Campus Pride 30 Day Giving Challenge – Now Through #GivingTuesday Dec 2

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Starting NOW! 30 Days to Give to Support LGBTQ Youth Every $1 You Give is MATCHED up to $10,000 Hello, my name is Katie. I am the President of the Campus Pride Advisory Board and a member of the Board of Directors. I want to personally ask you to please make a gift to Campus […]

Be Part of the Winner’s Circle: Dine and Stand Up Against Bullying until Nov 14 at Dish in Charlotte, NC

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One of Charlotte’s premiere LGBT restaurants Dish has teamed up with local Charlotte-based Campus Pride and the StandUp Foundation for national StandUp Day on Friday, November 14. Starting November 1 until November 14, anyone who eats at Dish will be asked to “StandUp Against Bullying” simply by making a $1, $5 or more donation to local […]

Award-winning Singer/Songwriter Justin Utley releases new “Stand for Something” video featuring Campus Pride; National video release highlights “marriage equality” victories in Utah and across the U.S.

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New York City singer/songwriter Justin Utley releases his new video for the award-winning single Stand for Something.  In June 2010, Justin released Stand for Something, a single written to inspire, motivate and to take action towards securing LGBT equality in America, ending youth homelessness, and increasing community awareness. The single was nominated by the LGBT Academy […]

Campus Pride launches new grant program to fund the “LGBTQ on Campus” online trainings to support colleges and universities

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Everyone is welcome to apply starting now until December 20, 2014; Grants will be prioritized for rural campuses, two year colleges, Southern campuses and minority serving institutions. Campus Pride announced today a new grant program for colleges and universities to apply for one year of funding for the usage of the “LGBTQ on Campus” online […]

CELEBRATE LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH: Campus Pride ​spotlights queer youth with NEW card series ($3.99 each) as part of continued partnership with Teazled and “Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus”

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October 3, 2014 – Campus Pride teams up to spotlight the lives of queer youth with new 15 card “Speaking OUT” youth series as part of the continued partnership with ​Teazled, LLC, a pioneer in the manufacturing of greeting cards by and for the LGBTQ Community. BUY NOW ONLINE This year as part of the LGBTQ […]

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 […]

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.    […]