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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 […]

#StandingwithJayce: Campus Pride speaks out against US Department of Education decision to grant “religious exemption” to George Fox University on Title IX

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July 11, 2014 – Today the U.S. Department of Education granted George Fox University a “religious exemption” to Title IX regulations regarding housing, restrooms and athletics as they apply to transgender students. In early April, Jayce Marcus filed a complaint against George Fox University in Newberg, Ore., after being denied housing with other male students […]

“Show Your Campus Pride” this June during the Official LGBT Pride Month

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It’s official! President Obama has proclaimed June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month! “NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2014 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and […]

Campus Pride supports the launch of the National Campaign for Youth Shelter; New York Rally held June 2

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The National Campaign for Youth Shelter launches with support from over 30 organizations, including original signatory, Campus Pride; New York Rally on June 2 A new national campaign will focus on sheltering homeless youth, including LGBT youth. The National Coalition for the Homeless and the Ali Forney Center have joined together to launch the National Campaign for Youth Shelter, […]

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. […]