Campus Pride

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 […]

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 […]

Campus Pride Back to School Resource; Implications of Quantifying Sexual Orientation during the Admissions Process

Figure 1. Identifying LGBT Applicants: Elmhurst College and the University of Iowa. Adapted from (a) “Elmhurst College: Application for Admission,” 2012, retrieved from http://media.elmhurst.edu/documents/Elmhurst_Application_2012.pdf ; and (b) “University of Iowa Will Ask Applicants if They Identify with Gay Community,” by E. Hoover, 2012, Chronicle of Higher Education, 59(17), p. 11.

In 2011 Elmhurst College created big waves in higher education waters by simply adding one question to their university application: “Would you consider yourself a member of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community?” At that time Shane Windmeyer, Campus Pride executive director, commended Elmhurst. “The move by Elmhurst administrators to include this question represents […]

Camp Pride 2014 – Day Two – Social Justice & Equality

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Camp Pride Day Two delivered Mandy Carter, Robyn Ochs and further discovery of self, Action Plans and panel discussions Camp Pride 2014 is well on the way. Themes of day two included social justice and equality providing empowerment and new perspectives to students. Camp Pride Faculty, Ma Purdy and Ash Wickell, facilitated an educational block around valuing […]

Campus Pride attends White House LGBT Pride Month Reception

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Campus Pride joins LGBT Leaders at the White House in honor the LGBT Pride Month Campus Pride Executive Director joined a few hundred other national LGBTQ and ally leaders in the movement for a reception commemorating the White House LGBT Pride Month annual celebration. “Being asked to join the President and First Lady at this […]

Campus Pride will join #PrideCast Hangouts On Air for the NYC Pride Celebration Sunday, June 29 at 12:30pm EST

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Campus Pride joins Google+ and Mashable for #PrideCase Hangouts on Air where live coverage of NYC Pride will be streamed online  Beginning Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET LGBT organizations, leaders and celebrities will join together to celebrate Pride Month on in New York City and on Google+ Hangouts On Air. Coverage of the live New […]

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 […]

Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund awards $9,000 total in grants to Campus Pride for local LGBT work with Charlotte-area colleges

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Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund awards Campus Pride with $6,000 operating grant to support local work with Charlotte-area colleges and $3000 for support of the Campus Pride LGBT-Friendly College Fair in Charlotte this August   A dozen Campus Pride youth leaders, staff and board members attended the 7th Annual Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund “Happening” on Wednesday, […]

“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 announces Diego Sanchez, Director of Policy at PFLAG, as Featured Keynote Speaker for Camp Pride & Advisor Bootcamp; Register Now for Early Discount before May 30

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Campus Pride announces Diego Sanchez, PFLAG’s Director of Policy, as Featured Keynote Speaker for Camp Pride and Advisor Bootcamp 2014; Register now before the early bird rate expires May 30 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 […]

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, […]

Campus Pride announces Featured Entertainment for Camp Pride & Advisor Bootcamp including J Mase & Randi Driscoll; Register Now for Early Discount before May 30

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Campus Pride announces featured LGBTQ and ally entertainers for Camp Pride and Advisor Bootcamp 2014; Gear up for a summer to remember and register now before the early bird rate expires May 30 CAMP PRIDE 2014: Campus Pride has begun announcing national LGBT civil rights, social justice leaders, artists and entertainers to be featured at Camp Pride Summer […]

THANK YOU: Campus Pride raises $15,750 in 48 hours for GiveOUT Day; Finishes in Top 10 in Nation and 2nd in the South

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Founded and based in Charlotte, NC, Campus Pride placed 2nd in the South and 7th in the nation in the overall number of “unique donors” Campus Pride participated in the second annual National Give Out Day held on May 15, 12 a.m.-11:59 p.m. The day-long online giving initiative was extended an extra 24 hours after […]

GIVE OUT DAY EXTENDED UNTIL 5/16 11:59PM – DONATE NOW

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The 2nd annual Give OUT Day has been extended for 24 hours; Donate now to help Campus Pride remain in 1st place of the US Southern Leaderboard and win an extra $4,000 for LGBT youth Today is the second day of the annual Give OUT Day. Join the national movement encouraging people to donate to LGBT nonprofits by […]

TODAY – Help Campus Pride reach 2,000 donors by giving $10 or more for Give OUT Day 2014; Donate online now

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Support LGBT Youth by Donating to Campus Pride on Give OUT Day Thursday, May 15 Today Campus Pride will take part of the second annual Give OUT Day which will engage thousands of people across the country to give in support of the LGBTQ community.  All money raised will go toward Campus Pride programs and scholarships. Together we can make […]

Campus Pride partners with Point Foundation with inaugural “educate2impact day” on May 21; Twitter Town Hall scheduled to highlight LGBTQ educational resources

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Celebrate “educate2impact day” on May 21 with special Twitter town hall featuring MSNBC host Thomas Roberts and special guests including Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer Campus Pride partners with Point Foundation on inaugural educate2impact day on May 21, 2014.  The event launched the website www.educate2impact.org. Everyone deserves equal access to education and educate2impact day will […]

Give OUT Day is One Week Away on Thursday, May 15, 2014

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Support LGBT Youth by Donating to Campus Pride on Give OUT Day Thursday, May 15 In one week on Thursday, May 15th Campus Pride will be part of a national initiative called Give OUT Day that will engage thousands of people across the country to give in support of the LGBTQ community.  All the money raised will go […]

Campus Pride announces Shane Windmeyer, Best-selling Author & Executive Director of Campus Pride, as a featured keynote speaker for Camp Pride Leadership Academy 2014: Register now

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Campus Pride announces Shane Windmeyer, Best-selling Author & Executive Director of Campus Pride, to be featured keynote speaker 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 […]

Campus Pride announces Brie Harrison, Facebook Gender Project Engineer, as a featured keynote speaker for Camp Pride Leadership Academy 2014: Register now

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Campus Pride announces Brie Harrison, Facebook Gender Project Engineer, to be featured keynote speaker at Camp Pride this July; Register Now CAMP PRIDE 2014: This month 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 Pride will take place […]

Campus Pride announces Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, President & Founder of the Washington Consulting Group, as a featured keynote speaker for Camp Pride Leadership Academy 2014: Register now

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Campus Pride announces Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, President & Founder of the Washington Consulting Group, to be featured keynote speaker at Camp Pride this July; Register Now CAMP PRIDE 2014: This month Campus Pride began 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 Pride […]