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BACK TO CAMPUS: Campus Pride’s 2013 Top 25 LGBT-friendly Colleges & Universities announced in partnership with the Huffington Post

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Over 380+ colleges with 53 colleges achieving 5 stars overall, the highest number to date  (Tuesday, August 20, 2013) Campus Pride in collaboration with Huffington Post announced today Campus Pride’s 2013 Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges & Universities. The listing highlights the positive work being done in higher education for LGBT students and those campuses who […]

Dan and Me: My Coming Out as a Friend of Dan Cathy and Chick-fil-A (Huffington Post)


by Shane L. Windmeyer, Huffington Post Gay Voices I spent New Year’s Eve at the red-blooded, all-American epicenter of college football: at the Chick-fil-A Bowl, next to Dan Cathy, as his personal guest. It was among the most unexpected moments of my life. Yes, after months of personal phone calls, text messages and in-person meetings, […]

Campus Pride: 2012 Year in Review


Campus Pride concluded the year serving nearly 1300 campus groups at various colleges and universities (public, private, 2-year and 4-year campuses). Thousands of student leaders across the country joined our national network to make college campuses safer, more inclusive places for LGBT people. From new publications to innovative projects, high-profile dialogues to transforming LGBT student retention efforts, […]

On HuffPo: To Ask or Not to Ask: LGBT Identity on College Admission Forms

Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer on LGBT-identity questions and college admissions forms at The Huffington Post today: In order to best serve the needs of out LGBT college students, it is imperative that colleges and universities give these students the option to self-identify on the college admission form. This way the campus can take […]

Equation for a Hate Crime: How Hazing and Homophobia Could Have Played a Role in FAMU’s Robert Champion Jr. Death

Recently, advocates from around the country gathered in Baltimore for the annual Creating Change conference, hosted by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. At the 24th national conference on LGBT equality, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and the National Education Association’s Office of Minority Community Outreach partnered to present a timely townhall meeting […]

A Case of Denial: Pepperdine and Notre Dame Say ‘No’ to LGBT Students

HUFFINGTON POST GAY VOICES Shane L. Windmeyer, Executive Director, Campus Pride I commend the LGBT and ally students at both Pepperdine University and University of Notre Dame for not giving up, despite the challenges posed by administrators. Faith empowers us to believe in something greater than ourselves. Your faith is strong and, on behalf of […]

Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer Chosen as Huffington Post Gay Voices Blogger

Shane L. Windmeyer, the Founder and Executive Director of Campus Pride, will now be a national blogger for the Huffington Post Gay Voices. The new section of the site was launched this past year and is dedicated to the diverse voices of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. “Campus Pride believes in the role […]