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2014-15 Campus Pride Lil’ Purple Backpack Student Leader Resource Guide Now Available – Order Free for Your Campus

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2014-15 Campus Pride Lil’ Purple Backpack Student LeaderResource Guide Now Available Looking for the answers to all of your LGBT college organizing and leadership questions in one place? The Campus Pride 3rd Annual Lil’ Purple Backpack Student Resource Guide is just what you need. This Campus Pride Resource Guide is a 64+ page, full-color, pocket-sized resource guide […]

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 […]

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+ […]

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 partners with Point Foundation with inaugural “educate2impact day” on May 21; Twitter Town Hall scheduled to highlight LGBTQ educational resources

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Celebrate “educate2impact day” on May 21 with special Twitter town hall featuring MSNBC host Thomas Roberts and special guests including Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer Campus Pride partners with Point Foundation on inaugural educate2impact day on May 21, 2014.  The event launched the website www.educate2impact.org. Everyone deserves equal access to education and educate2impact day will […]

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 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 […]

Campus Pride kicks off “Campus Pride Month” this April with several national events and Google+ Hangouts

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April is Campus Pride Month: Kicking it off with local events in Charlotte, NC and a FREE Google+ Hangout Join Campus Pride in kicking off Campus Pride Month, all during the month of April, by attending our local events and Google+ Hangout. Google+ Hangout: “Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships” Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at […]

Campus Pride offers scholarships for LGBTQ Youth from Historically Black College & Universities to attend Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy in partnership with the National Black Justice Coalition

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Over $12,000 in scholarship assistance funding available to attend Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy for LGBTQ youth leaders at HBCUs; Apply online now at CampusPride.org/CampPride (Charlotte, NC) – Campus Pride launches outreach effort to fund LGBTQ youth leaders from Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) to attend Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy this July 15-20, […]

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 […]

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 hosts Pride House Event in Charlotte Valentine’s Day weekend to send “Love To Sochi”

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Campus Pride is proud to announce its partnership with Pride House International by hosting a Pride House event in Charlotte, NC on February 16, 2014 at Bar 316 Charlotte, N.C. – A coalition of LGBT sport and human rights groups to bring “Love To Sochi” with Pride House International. Pride House has become a launching […]

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. […]

Register Now for Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy & Advisor Bootcamp this July; Scholarships Available

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Register now for ‘Camp Pride’ & ‘Advisor Bootcamp’ the nation’s premier leadership and social justice training programs for LGBT and ally students & campus professionals; Scholarships available Register Now Registration is now open. Join Campus Pride in Nashville, TN July 15-20, 2014 to gain priceless leadership skills, organizing tools and become a social justice advocate […]