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Campus Pride competes in national Equality Card Project’s “Headstart” campaign to early fundraise for GiveOUT Day from March 1 to April 30, 2015; Sign up CampusPride.org/EqualityCard

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This month Campus Pride begins a two month competition with the national Equality Card Project’s “Headstart” campaign to early fundraise toward GiveOUT Day on May 21, 2015.  The organization has set a goal of subscribing 200 plus new Equality Card cardholders from March 1 to April 30, 2015. The “Headstart” campaign gives Campus Pride a […]

Scholarships available to attend 2015 Campus Pride Summer Leadership Academy for LGBTQ Youth from HBCUS, TCU, HSIs

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Campus Pride for the second year partners with the National Black Justice Coalition for HBCU outreach; Over $20,000 in scholarship assistance funding available to attend Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy for LGBTQ youth leaders; Apply online now at CampusPride.org/Money (Charlotte, NC) – Campus Pride launches outreach effort to fund LGBTQ youth leaders from Minority Serving Institutions  (MSIs) such […]

Charlotte-based national LGBT organization Campus Pride releases statement calling on Charlotte’s Mayor and City Council to protect LGBT citizens by passing inclusive non-discrimination ordinance

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Charlotte, NC – Charlotte-based national LGBT organization Campus Pride joins local community organizations in support of passing a LGBT inclusive non-discrimination ordinance by the Charlotte City Council next Monday, March 2. The amendments in front of the council apply to four non-discrimination ordinances which would add “marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity and […]

9th Annual Campus Pride Summer Leadership Academy moves to Charlotte, NC this July 14-19, 2015; LGBTQ youth event will be the first national event of its kind to be held locally in the Queen City

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UNC Charlotte’s Spectrum and Johnson C. Smith University’s S.A.F.E. Pride student organizations to partner in bringing the premier national LGBTQ young adult leadership training to the South; Campus Pride seeks volunteers to be part of local Charlotte host committee as well as support from business community Charlotte, NC – Campus Pride announced today that the 9th […]

Campus Pride receives $20,000 grant from the David Bohnett Foundation to support scholarships to Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy this July

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For the second year, the grant from the David Bohnett Foundation helps to support scholarship funding for HBCU, TCU and 2 Year Colleges for Camp Pride this July The David Bohnett Foundation grant will be allocated to support Campus Pride’s Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy, which builds and strengthens a diverse student-led movement of young adults who […]

Campus Pride suspends University of Minnesota Duluth from being considered in 2015 listing of top-rated LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities; Cites recent handling of the dismissal of Women’s Ice Hockey Coach and her coaching staff who all happen to be gay or bisexual

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In mid-August of 2014, Campus Pride announced its list of the top-rated LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities in the nation. For the second year in a row, the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) was on that list.  The annual listing features campuses which score high on the Campus Pride Index for LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs and practices. […]

Campus Pride awards North Carolina Central University and Harris-Stowe State University with “LGBTQ on Campus” grant to build safer, more LGBTQ-inclusive campus climates in partnership with Kognito

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 Campus Pride focuses on rural areas, Southern campuses and minority serving institutions with “LGBTQ on Campus” grant award in partnership with Kognito Campus Pride awards grants to North Carolina Central University and Harris-Stowe State University for one year of funding for the usage of the “LGBTQ on Campus” online trainings developed in partnership with Kognito. […]

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…”

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  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 […]