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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 […]

Make LGBTQ History: Sign up your campus to participate in the first-ever Campus Pride & GLSEN National Online LGBTQ-Friendly College Fair on March 19, 2015

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The Campus Pride & GLSEN National Online LGBTQ-Friendly College Fair  is the first of its kind in the country, specifically designed for addressing the concerns of LGBTQ and Ally students when it comes to academics, student life and campus safety. The event will take place online from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on March 19, 2015 […]

Save $250 this National Coming Out Day; Pre-Register for Camp Pride & LGBTQ Professional Academy for Advisors, July 14-19, 2015

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Invest in Building LGBTQ Leaders & Safer Campus Communities this National Coming Out Day SPECIAL OFFER – LOWEST RATE  $250 OFF REGISTRATION until December 20, 2014 Only $745 – Special $250 Off; Regular $995 registration includes all program materials, curriculum, 5 nights lodging, food and camp supplies. REGISTER NOW This National Coming Out Day ask your […]

Campus Pride Partners with My2024 to Dream the Future of LGBTQ Youth – My2024 Launches October 7

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My2024 launches October 7 bringing LGBTQ voices of the future together in a 10-day event My2024 is an online game, a national conversation, and a giant party for 10 days in October 2014 asking lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people across the United States how their lives and communities could change in the year 2024. […]

CELEBRATE LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH: Campus Pride ​spotlights queer youth with NEW card series ($3.99 each) as part of continued partnership with Teazled and “Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus”

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October 3, 2014 – Campus Pride teams up to spotlight the lives of queer youth with new 15 card “Speaking OUT” youth series as part of the continued partnership with ​Teazled, LLC, a pioneer in the manufacturing of greeting cards by and for the LGBTQ Community. BUY NOW ONLINE This year as part of the LGBTQ […]

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 […]

Transgender Student Vanessa González Admitted to Douglass Residential College

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Vanessa González, Camp Pride 2013 Alumna and LGBTQ activist, admitted to all-women’s campus Douglass Residential College Updated September 17, 2014 This fall Vanessa González was admitted into Douglass Residential College, adding herself to the number of transgender students accepted to the college. Douglass College is a an all-women’s college that functions under Rutgers University. Vanessa was a student at […]

Mount Holyoke Becomes Second all-Women’s College to Formally Invite Transgender Applicants

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Mount Holyoke, all female school in Massachusetts, updates admissions policy to be more open to transgender and gender queer applicants South Hadley, Mass., – Mount Holyoke formally updated admissions policy to include transgender and gender queer students making history as the second all-women’s campus to formally address these admissions criteria. “We commend the efforts made by […]

BACK TO SCHOOL: Transgender Health Care

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Commentary by Jacob Rostovsky, American Jewish University, Graduate School of Non-Profit and Business Management When you are transgender and attending college, you may come across issues that most students would never think about. As students, including ones that identify as LGB, are planning to choose their colleges, they do not have to find the answers […]

Mills College first women’s college to adopt inclusive transgender policy for admission applicants

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Mills College, all-female campus, first single gender campus to implement trans-inclusive admissions policies effective fall 2014 Oakland, Calif., – Mills College has approved a new trans-inclusive policy in place for admissions applicants. Transgender students are now able to enter a more open admissions process which understands the variance of gender, even on a single gender campus. Additionally, […]

BACK TO SCHOOL: Tips for creating an LGBTQ and Ally student group on your campus

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Ready to start an LGBTQ and Ally student organization on campus? Start with these tips by Isabel Williams, College of Charleston LGBTQ and Ally student groups can serve a very important function on campus and in the lives of students. The philosophy and purpose of such a group can take many forms, but most serve as […]

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 […]

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+ […]

Campus Pride announces Janet Mock to receive 2014 Honorary Voice & Action Leadership Award and to be a featured speaker at Camp Pride Leadership Academy this July; Register now

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Campus Pride announces Janet Mock, author of Redefining Realness, to be featured keynote speaker and Voice & Action Award Honoree 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 Camp […]

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

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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 […]