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


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 […]

Purchase your AD by Aug 7


The fourth annual Purple Backpack Student Leader 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 LGBTQ & Ally Students ADVERTISING DEADLINE: Friday, August 7, 2015 Campus Pride’s “Lil Purple Backpack” Resource Guide is a 60+ page, […]

Campus Pride statement on Kansas City shootings: “We condemn these acts of violence in any venue…”


Campus Pride statement in response to shooting at Jewish Community Center and assisted living facility near Kansas City, Kansas: Campus Pride is deeply saddened by the news of the shooting at the Jewish Community Center and assisted living facility in Kansas. Our deepest sympathies extend to the families and victims of this senseless tragedy.  We […]

Campus Pride stands with students at Spelman College & Morehouse College during LGBT Pride Week after campus sidewalk chalkings discovered expressing religion-based bigotry

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“Homo Sex is a Sin…” among anti-LGBT religion-based bigotry found written on campus sidewalk after kickoff event to Spelman College and Morehouse College’s joint Pride Week activities This week Spelman College and Morehouse College students teamed up for Pride Week 2014. This week brings activities, events and programs to bring awareness to the LGBT community […]

Campus Pride expresses “extreme dismay and concern” at handling of hate crime by San Jose State University; Calls on Adminstrators to “take an active, aggressive stance against this hate crime and commit actions moving forward” to change campus climate


In response to the San Jose State University hate crime charges filed and the university response, Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer released this official statement today: Campus Pride expresses extreme dismay and concern over the news reports and public accounts that four white students displayed Nazi flags and pictures of Adolph Hitler hanging within […]

GLAD Launches Back to School: Know Your Rights

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GLAD offers back to school resources for students and parents. Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, GLAD, has launched their Back to School Know Your Rights guide for 2013. The online resource is layered with ways for students, parents and school administrators to become more aware of legal information. First, GLAD presents ‘Sharpen Your Pencils: […]

2013-14 Campus Pride Lil’ Purple Backpack Resource Guide Now Available

The Lil' Purple Backpack Resource Guide

FREE – REQUEST COPIES 2013-14 Campus Pride Lil’ Purple Backpack Resource Guide Now Available Looking for the answers to all of your LGBT college organizing and leadership questions in one place? The Campus Pride Lil Purple Backpack is just what you need. This Campus Pride Resource Guide is a 40+ page, full-color, pocket-sized resource guide filled to […]

Register Now For Upcoming Stop The Hate Training For Trainers

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Program to educate on hate crimes and bias incidents on college campus communities, including prevention efforts. REGISTER NOW. Stop The Hate’s “Train The Trainer” program allows top administrators, student affairs professionals, faculty and students to learn new innovative tools to take action on hate crimes and bias-motivated violence issues on his/her campus. The only resource […]

Stop the Hate Early Bird Registration Extended To March 4, 2013


Join us in Charlotte this March 18-20, 2013 for a three-day “Train the Trainer” program about combating hate and bias on campus; register now for the $395 early bird rate! The news of shootings and other acts of violence on school campuses continues to fill our national headlines. While the motivation for these horrific acts […]

Registration now open for the Stop the Hate Train the Trainer program in Charlotte, NC, March 18-20, 2013


Program to educate on hate crimes and bias incidents on college campus communities, including prevention efforts. REGISTER NOW. Stop The Hate, a program of Campus Pride, will host its “Train the Trainer” program in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 18-20, 2013, and registration is now available. Campus Pride is a national organization based in Charlotte and […]

Campus Pride: 2012 Year in Review


Campus Pride concluded the year serving nearly 1300 campus groups at various colleges and universities (public, private, 2-year and 4-year campuses). Thousands of student leaders across the country joined our national network to make college campuses safer, more inclusive places for LGBT people. From new publications to innovative projects, high-profile dialogues to transforming LGBT student retention efforts, […]

Guest Blog: Chick-fil-A: What it means for you and your campus


By Laura Lee Sturm Laura Lee Sturm is a senior at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina, where she is a Human Services major and German Studies minor. She also serves as the Vice President of Spectrum, Elon’s queer-straight student alliance. Elon University’s student government voted last week in support of a bill advising the […]

How LGBT student leaders can expose the lies and extremism of the National Organization for Marriage


As the National Organization for Marriage’s efforts against marriage equality in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington heat up, students are called to educate peers and lead the struggle for inclusive communities and campuses. It is no secret that the National Organization for Marriage is working against gay marriage in battleground states across the country. However, […]

This week’s webinar: To protect and to serve — How To Create A Safe Space Program For Your Campus Police

Learn how to create a safe space program for your campus police department and how opportunities for using public safety as a unique outreach to campus LGBT communities. Click here to learn more about this webinar and others, and register your campus for $95 and be entered into a drawing to win FREE REGISTRATION for […]

Stopping the Hate in Charlotte

What a phenomenal three days’ worth of Stop The Hate training we’ve had in Charlotte! Campus Pride’s East Coast Stop The Hate Trainer the Trainer program kicked off on Monday, March 19 and wrapped up just this afternoon. Twenty-three participants from nine different colleges and universities across the East Coast gathered at the LGBT Community […]

Guest post: Students mobilize to support hate crime victims and organize the change the law in Boone, N.C.

The following is a guest post from Jeremy Billow, a student at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. Jeremy attended the Campus Pride and Human Rights Campaign Carolinas Young Adult Leadership Summit, Feb. 24-25, where he shared news about how students in his college town were organizing to support fellow students who had been the […]

FAMU Board Called on to Add LGBT Protections

The following is a press release from Equality Florida, which today called on the Florida A & M University Board of Trustees to add LGBT protections to its anti-discrimination and anti-bullying policies. In the wake of the hazing murder of Robert Champion, a gay student at Florida A & M University, students and community leaders […]

Equation for a Hate Crime: How Hazing and Homophobia Could Have Played a Role in FAMU’s Robert Champion Jr. Death

Recently, advocates from around the country gathered in Baltimore for the annual Creating Change conference, hosted by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. At the 24th national conference on LGBT equality, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and the National Education Association’s Office of Minority Community Outreach partnered to present a timely townhall meeting […]

Campus Pride Supports NBJC in Calling for Hate Crime Investigation in FAMU Hazing Death

SIGN THE PETITION: On November 19, 2011, Florida A&M University student Robert Champion Jr. was found unresponsive aboard a band bus after the school’s biggest game of the year. Police ruled the death a homicide from hazing; furthermore, the parents of Mr. Champion, a 26-year-old drum major in the university’s famed marching band, have recently […]

LGBT & ALLY YOUTH: NC, SC & GA AREA — Youth Scholarship Opportunities, Apply Now

There are three scolarship opportunities listed for ucpoming events such as the HRC Carolinas Dinner, the East Coast Stop The Hate Campus Bias & Hate Prevention Training and, as featured on Logo, the annual Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy. All three have different deadlines — go online to Apply online to get a free […]