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Campus Pride suspends University of Minnesota Duluth from being considered in 2015 listing of top-rated LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities; Cites recent handling of the dismissal of Women’s Ice Hockey Coach and her coaching staff who all happen to be gay or bisexual

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In mid-August of 2014, Campus Pride announced its list of the top-rated LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities in the nation. For the second year in a row, the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) was on that list.  The annual listing features campuses which score high on the Campus Pride Index for LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs and practices. […]

Campus Pride awards North Carolina Central University and Harris-Stowe State University with “LGBTQ on Campus” grant to build safer, more LGBTQ-inclusive campus climates in partnership with Kognito

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 Campus Pride focuses on rural areas, Southern campuses and minority serving institutions with “LGBTQ on Campus” grant award in partnership with Kognito Campus Pride awards grants to North Carolina Central University and Harris-Stowe State University for one year of funding for the usage of the “LGBTQ on Campus” online trainings developed in partnership with Kognito. […]

Campus Pride Summer Internships & Fellowships – Apply now

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Summer Fellowships & Internships Available; Deadline is March 6, 2015 to submit materials for consideration. Campus Pride seeks college students with a desire to learn more about campus organizing and social justice issues to work as summer fellows and interns in our home office based in Charlotte, NC. Individuals selected have opportunities to observe and participate in […]

U.S. Dept. of Education’s Title IX clarification paves the way for inclusive transgender membership policies of fraternities and sororities

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US Department of Education issues letter responding to the request by Campus Pride to clarify the role of Title IX on membership of social fraternal organizations, specifically for transgender members; Campus Pride offers training and assistance to inter/national fraternal organizations to educate members and adopt trans-inclusive policies On December 16, 2014, the U.S. Department of […]

Central Michigan University Alternative Winter Break with Campus Pride

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Central Michigan University sends students for Alternative Winter Break Program with Campus Pride in Charlotte, NC Central Michigan University has partnered with Campus Pride for a second year to provide an Alternative Break Program experience through BreakAway. CMU Students joined Campus Pride in Charlotte, NC for their Winter break 2014. The following a reflection of […]

Going Home for the Holidays: Give a gift of love to start new dialogues around faith and being LGBTQ with your family

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Campus Pride & Faith in America share this Holiday letter to create dialogue this Christmas around faith and being LGBTQ with your family Download Letter The Holidays are coming, finals are almost over and you’re about to head home for winter break. There can be some anxiety around going home for the holidays if you’re going […]

Apply Now: Voice & Action Award Applications Due Friday, December 5th

Apply now for the Campus Pride Voice & Action Awards: Student Leader Award, Athlete Award, Sorority/Fraternity Award & Advisor Award  Apply Now The Voice & Action National Leadership Award program embodies our mission, values and vision for inclusion and recognition of young adult leaders. The annual awards are an honorary national recognition program highlighting the outstanding accomplishments of LGBTQ […]

Tracking Retention & Academic Success: Listing of Colleges and Universities with LGBTQ Identity Questions as an Option on Admission Applications & Enrollment Forms

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Compiled by Genny Beemyn, Campus Pride Trans Policy Clearinghouse Coordinator Updated 11/25/2014 In 2013, Campus Pride issued in partnership with ACPA-College Student Educators International a position paper titled “An Institutional Responsibility: Tracking Retention & Academic Success of Out LGBT Students.”  The statement posits: “In order to best serve the needs of out LGBT college students, it is imperative […]

What’s Next? HIV/AIDS: Impact and Action for Men of Color; Monday, Dec 1 at 4pm EDT

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World AIDS Day Google+ Hangout hosted by Campus Pride & AIDS United Dec 1 at 4pm EDT Join Campus Pride and AIDS United on World AIDS Day December 1 in a Live Google+ Hangout discussing HIV/AIDS from “Impact to Action” at 4 p.m. EDT.  This discussion will be specifically geared toward our future work and […]

Simmons College is on the right track; Policy update welcomes Transgender Applicants

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Simmons College has updated policy to be more open to transgender students becoming third all-women’s college with such policy It is difficult to ignore the current growth of transgender inclusion on college campuses. Simmons College has followed suit of Mt. Holyoke and Mills College by becoming the third all-female school to openly accept transgender applicants. […]

NOW IS THE TIME: Take Action on Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Transgender Day of Remembrance is November 20, 2014 – Take action now Transgender Day of Remembrance has been established to honor and remember those who have been killed as a result of transphobic and anti-trans hate or prejudice. Every year vigils, events and special gatherings are held to honor these lost voices. On November 28th, […]

Romeo Jackson: Personal Reflection on Transgender Day of Remembrance, Nov 20

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A student reflection on Transgender Day of Remembrance Written by Romeo Jackson Over the past year, I have been asked several times: “why do you do this [LGBTQ] work?” The first time I was asked I had not thought much about, yet I quickly answered, “I do this work for queer people of color especially […]

Implement Trans-Inclusion: Campus Pride Trans Policy Clearinghouse

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Learn more about college policies for transgender and gender-queer students 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? You’ve come to the right place! The Campus Pride Trans Policy Clearinghouse […]

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. […]

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 partners with Out To Innovate oSTEM Conference Nov 8-9; Register Now

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Register now for Out to Innovate November 8-9, 2014 in Atlanta, CA at Georgia Tech National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals presents “Out to Innovate™ 2014”, a two-day career summit for LGBTQI students, faculty and professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This will be a joint event with the oSTEM 4th National […]

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 […]