Campus Pride announces the head of National Center for Transgender Equality Mara Keisling for Camp Pride Leadership Academy 2014; Register now

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Campus Pride announces Mara Keisling, Executive Director of National Center for Transgender Equality, to be featured keynote speaker at Camp Pride this July; Register Now CAMP PRIDE 2014: This week Campus Pride begins announcing national LGBT civil rights and social justice leaders to be featured at Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy as keynote speakers. This year the eighth […]

Applications Now Open for 2014-15 Campus Pride Advisory Board Members; Apply by May 15, 2014


Are you an LGBTQ or Ally student leader? Want to be more involved with Campus Pride? Apply to be on the Advisory Board!  The current Campus Pride Advisory Board, in conjunction with the Campus Pride Board of Directors, announces the opportunity to join the Advisory Board for the 2014-15 academic year. Undergraduate and graduate students […]

Campus Pride launches #IStandwithAndraya National Petition calling for Central Piedmont Community College to take action on trans inclusion & safety


#ISTANDWITHANDRAYA: Call on CPCC Administration to apologize to Andraya Williams & take action for trans inclusion & safety “Lets not forget about Andraya and the safety of all transgender students. She deserves an apology and she wants to be sure this does not happen again by taking necessary steps to train campus staff and enact trans-inclusive […]

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.    […]

Campus Pride applauds California Community Colleges system-wide letter announcing addition of LGBT identity questions to the new Open CCCApplyApplication for Admission and compliance with AB 620

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This Tuesday, January 7, the office of the Chancellor Brice W. Harris of the State of California, California Community Colleges, issued this letter to all  Admissions and Records Officers, Chief Student Services Officers and Chief Information Systems Officers about implementation and compliance with the California Assembly Resolution AB 620. The letter outlines the community college system-wide changes to […]

Campus Pride commends Napa Valley College for taking the lead on AB 620; Asking about LGBT Identity on campus-based forms and in campus employment application


Napa Valley College issued a campus-wide survey this week asking currently enrolled students optional LGBT identity questions; Campus-based forms will include optional LGBT identity questions including employment applications Campus Pride commends Napa Valley College for taking the lead in California on LGBT inclusion efforts for AB 620.  Napa Valley College announced this week that the […]

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


#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 […]

Campus Pride honors Transgender Day of Remembrance, Nov 20 with Free Expert Webinar to provide greater transgender advocacy and safety


Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), November 20th, 2013, commemorates lives taken as a result of transphobia and brings visibility to the continued violence endured by the transgender community. On this November 20th, please join Campus Pride for a free 45-minute webinar to commemorate Trans Day of Remembrance. The webinar will include a panel of national […]

Campus Pride College Sports Summit planned at University of Richmond for February 6 & 7, 2014


National summit responds to news headlines for growing demand of training and resources to “dig deeper for systemic change in collegiate sports”  (Richmond, VA) – Campus Pride, the nation’s leading educational organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create safer college environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) students, plans the first-ever Campus Pride College Sports Summit […]

Just Announced: Submit Workshops for 2014 OUT & Greek LGBT & Ally Fraternity & Sorority Leadership Conference until December 15, 2013

Now you can submit workshops for the Call for Programs for the 2014 Out & Greek LGBT & Ally Fraternity & Sorority Leadership Conference in tandem with the Association of Fraternal Leadership Values 2014 Conference. The Out & Greek conference provides intentional programming for members of our LGBT and ally community and the opportunity to […]

Campus Pride launches “LGBTQ on Campus” online trainings to support at-risk LGBTQ Youth in partnership with The Trevor Project and Kognito Interactive

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LGBTQ youth champions The Trevor Project and Campus Pride partner with award-winning developer of online training simulations, Kognito Interactive, to create a trio of online safety net programs to support pre-teens through college age youth. As schools focus on bullying prevention in October, The Trevor Project, Campus Pride and Kognito Interactive today launch three new […]

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

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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 […]

Campus Pride launches Trans Policy Clearinghouse; the most up-to-date online resource for trans campus policies


Are you a prospective student wondering what campuses have gender-inclusive housing? An administrator researching trans-inclusive health insurance models to implement on your campus? A parent looking for trans-friendly colleges and universities for your child? “Every year Campus Pride answers questions like this from young adults and families as well as college administrators wanting to make their […]

UNC System becomes first in nation to ban Gender-Inclusive Housing; Campus Pride calls the action “dangerous, reckless and unsafe”


Gender-Inclusive Housing ban jeopardizes campus safety of LGBT students, specifically transgender student populations Last Friday, August 9, 2013, the University of North Carolina became the first state-wide university system in the country to pass a policy expressly prohibiting Gender-Inclusive housing. The UNC Board of Governors voted by consent last week to pass a ban that […]



ATTEND THE UNC BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING BRING SIGNS & DEMONSTRATE YOUR SUPPORT FOR GENDER-INCLUSIVE HOUSING Campus Pride has confirmed that the UNC Board of Governors meeting on Friday, August 9 will be held in the Board Room of the Spangler Center at UNC Chapel Hill and the proposed policy is titled Appendix BBB on the Agenda.  […]

This Friday, August 9: UNC Board of Governors set to vote on proposed ban to Gender-Inclusive Housing across UNC system


UNC students denied from being on agenda for UNC Board of Governors meeting; Also requests by Campus Pride for moving the vote to September Board Meeting as way to get UNC student input and to share research about negative impact to UNC System have been dismissed citing board procedure ACT NOW NORTH CAROLINA: MAKE YOUR […]

Campus Pride Testimony against proposed ban on Gender-Inclusive Housing by UNC Board of Governors


UPDATE: UNC BOARD VOTE SET FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 9 Campus Pride has confirmed that the August 8  & 9 UNC Board of Governors meetings are open to the public and will be held in the Spangler Center on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill; however, individuals from the UNC system including UNC student leaders will […]