Shane Windmeyer

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


“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


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


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


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


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 (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


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”


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


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 […]

Campus Pride signs onto Global Letter calling on International Olympic Committee Corporate Sponsors to stand up for LGBT rights


Campus Pride joins global letter calling on International Olympic Committee (IOC) corporate sponsors to take on public support of LGBT rights in Russia and intensify accountability of IOC Campus Pride is among 40 groups globally who have signed a letter to corporate sponsors of the International Olympic Committee. Laws in Russia have prohibited the support […]

Students and Activists Show Support for Athletes Around Sochi Winter Olympics


“Campus Pride encourages students to remain aware of the current climate in Russia; We must support our athletes and send a message of inclusion for LGBT people.  The whole world is watching.” (Charlotte, NC) – The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are upon us and athletes are gearing up to compete for Olympic medals to represent […]

Congratulations to the 2014 Campus Pride Voice and Action Award Winners

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Congratulations to the recipients of the Campus Pride 2014 National Voice and Action Student Leadership Awards. Campus Pride selected three winners this year for the three different student awards – Voice & Action National Student Leader Award, Voice & Action National Fraternity/Sorority Award, and Voice & Action National Athlete Award.  These distinctions honor student leaders across the nation who use their […]

Campus Pride holds first-ever Miss Campus Pride National Intercollegiate Pageant this March; $2500 in cash and prizes


2014 prize package valued at $2500 in cash and prizes; National partnership between Campus Pride and The Scorpio integral in creating the first intercollegiate pageant of its kind for the art of female impersonation exclusively for college students across the nation. College students across the country now have the opportunity to compete for the title of […]

Campus Pride Joins the Uprising of Love Google+ Hangout Series to Support LGBTI in Russia

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Campus Pride joins the Uprising of Love coalition to participate in a week of Google+ Hangout conversations around LGBT Youth, the Olympics and LGBT equality With the Winter Olympics coming up Uprising of Love has created a space where LGBTI conversations can happen leading up with the events in Russia. The climate in Russia is […]

Campus Pride gears up for upcoming LGBT Conferences from Creating Change to the Campus Pride Sports Summit


Campus Pride has a packed kick off to back to campus this January with  number of events and conferences.  Our national organization is lucky to partner, support and attend many conferences.  Not only do we have our student advisory board members attend but we also have representation from a number of college student leaders and […]

Campus Pride receives $10,000 grant from the David Bohnett Foundation to support scholarships to Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy


The grant from the David Bohnett Foundation  for $10,000 will help support scholarship funding for HBCU, TCU and 2 Year Colleges for Camp Pride this July The David Bohnett Foundation grant will be allocated to support Campus Pride’s Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy, which builds and strengthens a diverse student-led movement of young adults who […]

Campus Pride partners with NC colleges to develop Consortium for LGBTQ issues across the State; All NC Colleges welcome


The inaugural launch of the North Carolina LGBTQ College Consortium will be on February 9th, 2014 at Guilford College and is supported by a grant from The Guilford Green Foundation. The mission of the NC Consortium is to combine efforts of student affairs professionals, students leaders, faculty and staff in order to develop tactics needed […]

Camp Pride Faculty Leader Runs Half-Marathon December 14 to Raise Money for Campus Pride


Camp Pride 2013 Faculty Leader, Gavin Weiser, will run half-marathon to raise money for Campus Pride on December 14.  Gavin Weiser shares his story with Campus Pride: “This weekend I plan on running my second ever half-marathon. That’s 13.1 miles of work. As the adage goes, it’s 13.1 because 13 is too easy, and 13.2 […]