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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 […]

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

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#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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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#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

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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

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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

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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 […]