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Carolina Vokswagen & Low Country Volkswagen donates $4,600 to Campus Pride from annual fundraiser

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The Donald Automotive Group’s ​two​ Volkswagen dealerships teamed up with Campus Pride for an annual fundraiser to support LGBTQ youth​ raising​ $4,600 For the second year in a row, Carolina Volkswagen has exemplified support of Campus Pride by hosting a seasonal fundraiser for LGBTQ youth. This year, Low Country Volkswagen of Mount Pleasant joined the […]

Campus Pride recognizes Elon University for choosing to add optional LGBTQ demographic questions to 2015 admissions forms

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Elon University adds optional LGBTQ demographic questions to 2015 admissions forms and inquiry forms and appoints special task force to develop 3-year LGBTQ inclusion strategy Elon University has continued to set an example for LGBTQ inclusion on campus through its programs, policies and practices. Elon currently has a 4.5 out of 5 star rating on the Campus […]

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 […]

Campus Pride moves to new location and new larger office space in the New Year

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Campus Pride moves to a new location and a new larger office space on January 15, 2015. The new office is located at 6047 Tyvola Glen Circle near Highway 77 and Tyvola Road.  Campus Pride is one of a handful of LGBTQ national nonprofit organizations housed and founded in the South.   Campus Pride has operated in Charlotte, […]

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 […]

Campus Pride Board Chair shares 2013 financial growth and illustrates the Charlotte-based impact and investment of our LGBTQ youth work and community involvement locally

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Campus Pride is proud to call Charlotte, NC its home and is one of a handful of national nonprofits founded and operating in the South. Every year Campus Pride invests a significant portion of its programs in the Charlotte area to support where we live and to better LGBTQ youth in the local community. In […]

Campus Pride applauds Ohio State for adding optional LGBTQ identity question on college admission form

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Ohio State becomes one of a dozen colleges and universities to ask  an optional question on admission and enrollment forms for purposes of academic success, enrollment and retention Campus Pride applauds Ohio State for adding an optional LGBTQ identity question on their college admission form for the 2015-16 application cycle.   Ohio State uses the Common […]

Campus Pride joins other national LGBTQ organizations in issuing Open Letter: From Ferguson to True Freedom

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Charlotte, NC, December 9, 2014 — Campus Pride, in coalition with other national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations, today issued the following open letter: An Open Letter: From Ferguson to True Freedom Words cannot begin to describe the depth of feeling we all share about the unfolding tragedies in Ferguson and New York City. Words […]

Donate now for #GivingTuesday

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Hi, I am Romeo Jackson.  I am a senior at Northern Illinois University and returning from Washington, DC where I interned in the U.S. House of Representatives this Fall. As we enter this Holiday Season, I am reflecting on what I am thankful for. The first thought that comes to mind is Campus Pride. My fellow peers, […]

Campus Pride ties at #8 in Top 10 Ranking of National LGBTQ Organization Websites

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Campus Pride ties for #8 in national LGBTQ websites ranking of the Top 30; Campus Pride shares the #8 spot with organizations 8 to 13 times its annual budget Campus Pride tied for the number 8 spot and scores high in the overall  “Top 30 National LGBT Advocacy Websites” released today.  Campus Pride shares the number 8 […]

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 […]

Campus Pride commends the formation of the LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education group planning their first conference for “LGBTQ Leaders in Higher Education: Shaping Our Futures” this June 2015

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LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education group represents 50+ college and university Presidents and partners Campus Pride commends the formation of the LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education group and its upcoming conference for administrators on “LGBTQ Leaders in Higher Education: Shaping Our Futures.”  The conference will be held June 26-28, 2015 in Chicago, IL.  Registration is […]

Campus Pride’s statement on Ferguson grand jury decision: “There must be accountability and consequences…”

Campus Pride Advisory Board member Jonathan Green alongside other UNC Greensboro students chalk campus sidewalks with their feelings and response to the Ferguson decision Monday night

  On Monday, November 24, the grand jury in the Ferguson case decided not to bring criminal charges toward Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager this past Summer in Missouri. Campus Pride released the following statement: “Another unarmed young black man has been killed in this country.  All of us […]

BUY A NEW CAR & SUPPORT LGBTQ YOUTH: Carolina Volkswagen & Low Country Volkswagen team up with Campus Pride until December

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North Carolina & South Carolina: Now you can buy a car from Carolina Volkswagen or Low Country Volkswagen and support LGBTQ youth with Campus Pride until December 31, 2014 ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SAY “CAMPUS PRIDE” OR ANYTHING GAY & PROUD!!! Charlotte-based national nonprofit Campus Pride teams up with Carolina Volkswagen in Charlotte […]

Dine & Donate All Day: “StandUp against Bullying” with Hollywood Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

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“StandUp against Bullying” Dine & Donate All Day, Show your support and stop by the Hollywood Chick-fil-A Spirit Night – Sat, November 22 – 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. All day on Saturday, November 22 at the Hollywood Chick-fil-A store (6750 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028), you can “StandUp Against Bullying” and show support […]

Johnson C. Smith University to Host First PRIDE Day on Wed. Nov. 19

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Campus Pride sponsors Johnson C. Smith University first ever Pride Day on November 19, 2014 Charlotte, N.C. - Johnson C. Smith University campus organizations have collaborated to deliver the first ever PRIDE on campus. Campus Pride Leadership Academy Camp Pride alumni Warren Radebe is the lead organizer behind the Pride event who continues to challenge administration […]

Straight ally & fraternity man Tom Jelke supports Campus Pride 30 Day Giving Challenge with $1000 toward $10,000 Matching Gift: Asks Straight Allies & Fraternity Professionals to Help Support LGBTQ Youth

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WATCH VIDEO MESSAGE FROM TOM JELKE “I am giving $1000 and ask my fellow fraternity & sorority professionals to meet my match and give what they can $10, $50 or more.” Donate to Campus Pride in 30 Day Giving Challenge leading up to Giving Tuesday on Dec 2; Every dollar is matched up to $10,000 […]

Less than Two Weeks until STANDUP DAY on Nov 14 – Download the 2014 StandUp Day Action Kit

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“ I stand up against bullying. Will you? I lost my own father to violence when he stood up for an employee who was being attacked. I’ve heard from many fans and friends how bullying has impacted their lives, and I am moved to make a difference for them. Parents have written to me, sharing […]

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 […]