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Students and Activists Show Support for Athletes Around Sochi Winter Olympics

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“Campus Pride encourages students to remain aware of the current climate in Russia; We must support our athletes and send a message of inclusion for LGBT people.  The whole world is watching.” (Charlotte, NC) – The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are upon us and athletes are gearing up to compete for Olympic medals to represent […]

Campus Pride partners with new EqualityCard™ for LGBT fundraising

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Campus Pride among the inaugural group of LGBT nonprofit affiliates set to receive donations from the EqualityCard™ platform starting in February; Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer also appointed to Advisory Board of new fundraising initiative Charlotte, NC – Philanthropy Ventures LLC, today announced plans for a February launch of EqualityCard™. Campus Pride is among the first nonprofit affiliates […]

Campus Pride thanks Nike for $200k donation to the LGBT Sports Coalition

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The company’s successful #BeTrue campaign will fund Coalition projects aimed at ending anti-LGBT bias in sports LOS ANGELES (Oct. 30, 2013) – Nike, the world’s largest sports company, has made an unprecedented $200,000 donation to the LGBT Sports Coalition, which aims to end anti-LGBT bias in sports. Campus Pride is one of the inaugural partners […]

Camp Pride Alumni Athletes Set to Attend Nike LGBT Sports Summit

Change is in the air as sports culture continues to open up about LGBT issues in athletics. Campus Pride has been on the forefront of creating an open discussion with universities and colleges across the nation in regards to LGBTQ athletes. This past year the Campus Pride LGBTQ National College Athlete Report was published as […]

Campus Pride hits the road with Lady Gaga & Born Brave Bus in Tacoma, WA

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Campus Pride officially began less than 2 hours ago the Born Brave Bus Tour with the Born This Way Foundation in Tacoma, WA.   The Born Brave Bus is an interactive pre-concert tailgate experience that follows Lady Gaga on the road for the U.S. leg of her Born This Way Ball tour. The event provides a […]

Guest blog: Stockton Student Senate rules on Chick-Fil-A

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by David Lamando, Student Senate Vice President, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Two years ago, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey entered into a ten-year contract to have Chick-fil-A on its campus. The food service company Chartwells licenses Chick-fil-A’s name, as it does with the also-at-Stockton Dunkin’ Donuts, Johnny Rockets, and Papa […]

APPLY NOW: Campus Pride & HRC Carolinas College Summit & Dinner Scholarship, Feb. 22-23, 2012

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Campus Pride and the HRC North Carolina Gala are excited to announce that the 2013 Campus Pride and HRC Carolinas College Summit will be held February 22-23, 2012, in Charlotte in conjunction with the annual gala. The summit will include leadership training, resources for creating change on campus, guest speakers, and networking opportunities for LGBTQ […]

Students at New Jersey’s Stockton College to Vote on Chick-fil-A

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The vote follows a campus survey in which just under half of respondents answered that Chick-fil-A’s donating practices go against Stockton College’s values statements. As conversations about Chick-fil-A continue on campuses across the country, Stockton College’s Student Senate is preparing to vote next Tuesday on the company’s presence on campus. The chicken provider has been […]

Speakers Bureau Highlight: Brian Sims

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Campus Pride is excited to announce its new Speakers Bureau with a series of blog features highlighting the diverse speakers and entertainers available through the bureau. When these entertainers and speakers are booked through Campus Pride, a portion of the booking fees go back to the organization to benefit LGBT and ally college students across […]

Students Protest Chick-fil-A at Emory University

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Chick-fil-A continues to be a hot topic on campuses across the country, including Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia–the hometown of Chick-fil-A. Emory is widely known to be one of the most LGBT-friendly campuses in the Southeast, earning five out of five stars on the Campus Pride Index. However, campus officials’ response to concerns over Chick-fil-A […]

Campus Pride launches redesigned website featuring new and updated resources for LGBT student leaders and campuses including a Speakers Bureau

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The new website overhaul includes ways to book LGBT and ally speakers directly with Campus Pride as well as information and tools for addressing hate crimes and bias incidents, making fraternity and sorority life more inclusive, benchmarking campus progress on LGBT issues and more at www.CampusPride.org. Campus Pride, the nation’s leading educational organization for student […]

Elon University releases statement on Chick-fil-A with support from Campus Pride

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Elon University announced today that the university’s Board of Trustees has decided to create a “study committee” to examine the university’s external vendor policies. This decision comes after the university’s Student Government Association voted 35-11 in support of a bill advising the university administration remove Chick-fil-A from campus last week. Campus Pride supports the university’s […]

Campus Pride included in a celebration of the next generation of LGBT leaders at the Vice President's residence

Last Wednesday, Nikita Burks, Jess McDonald, and Shane Windmeyer represented Campus Pride at the Vice President's residence for an end of summer BBQ in celebration of the next generation of LGBT leaders. The day began with a tour of the White House followed by an LGBT policy roundtable. John Berry, the director of the US […]

Update: Chick-fil-A's Media Response Regarding Giving

The below statement was released to the media this afternoon from Chick-fil-A along with the “Who We Are” document on the Chick-fil-A website, click here. Campus Pride suspended our “5 Simple Facts about Chick-fil-A” national college campaign on Wednesday morning due to our ongoing conversations with Chick-fil-A to find “common ground.” Campus Pride is hopeful […]

Playing Chicken: What If Chick-fil-A…

*Reprinted with permission from Huffington Post Gay Voices. What if Chick-fil-A believes in dignity and respect for all — including gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people? What if WinShape, Chick-fil-A's foundation, ceases donations to anti-gay groups? What if Chick-fil-A adds sexual orientation to its company anti-discrimination statement for its employees? The fact is that […]

Campus Pride suspends Chick-fil-A "5 Simple Facts about Chick-fil-A" National College Campaign

Campus Pride, the leading national organization for LGBT and ally college students and campus groups, suspended at 8 a.m. this morning its national campaign “5 Simple Facts about Chick-fil-A.” Executive Director Shane Windmeyer and other campus representatives from Campus Pride met with Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy and Chick-fil-A leadership to find “common ground” in August. […]

Campus Pride Kicks Off Fall 2012 LGBT-Friendly College Fairs

Series includes stops in Charlotte, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, and New York Campus Pride's 2012 college fair series started with a bang at Pride Charlotte on August 25 and continues next month with several other stops. The fairs are offered in tandem with the Campus Pride Index, which rates LGBT-friendly schools across the country, […]

Jess McDonald and Nikita Burks to represent Campus Pride at the Vice President’s residence

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Event highlights the next generation of LGBT leaders Next Wednesday, Jess McDonald and Nikita Burks will represent Campus Pride as they head to Washington, D.C., for an end of summer BBQ at the Vice President’s residence celebrating the next generation of LGBT leaders. The two were invited in late August and will also attend an […]

GLSEN releases annual National School Climate Survey

Despite continuing obstacles for students, survey reports a significant decrease in victimization based on sexual orientation for the first time The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) recently released their annual national school climate survey detailing the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in schools across the country. The report highlighted four […]

Campus Pride welcomes Jess McDonald as Media, Communications & Programs Manager

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McDonald brings a wealth of knowledge of campus activism and LGBTQ issues in higher education Campus Pride, the leading national organization for student leaders and campus organizations working to create safer environments for LGBT students, is pleased to announce that Jess McDonald has been hired to replace Matt Comer as the organization’s new Media, Communications, […]