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Campus Pride Announces First Keynote Speaker Mara Keisling for Camp Pride Leadership Academy 2014; Register Now

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Campus Pride announces Mara Keisling, Executive Director of National Center for Transgender Equality, to be featured keynote speaker at Camp Pride this July; Register Now CAMP PRIDE 2014: This week Campus Pride begins announcing national LGBT civil rights and social justice leaders to be featured at Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy as keynote speakers. This year the eighth […]

Campus Pride joins Faith in America and the global effort calling on Pope Francis to end harm to LGBT Youth caused by the Catholic Church and its teachings

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Campus Pride joins a global effort to ask Pope Francis to stand against and end religiously-driven remarks made against LGBT youth On Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014, a letter was published addressed to Pope Francis calling on the Church’s current harmful attitudes and labeling of LGBT youth. Together, Faith in America, an organization educating on […]

Campus Pride kicks off “Campus Pride Month” this April with several national events and Google+ Hangouts

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April is Campus Pride Month: Kicking it off with local events in Charlotte, NC and a FREE Google+ Hangout Join Campus Pride in kicking off Campus Pride Month, all during the month of April, by attending our local events and Google+ Hangout. Google+ Hangout: “Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships” Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at […]

Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout: “Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships” Wednesday, March 26

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Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout to share how to find an LGBT-friendly college as well as other resources helpful for college preparation Next Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 6pm EST Campus Pride will be hosting a Google+ Hangout: “Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships.” Student leaders around the country, Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer […]

Campus Pride commends Florida A&M University for adding LGBT to Non-discrimination Policy

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Florida A & M University has voted in favor of changes to the Non-Discrimination policy by the Board of Trustees to include LGBT As announced by Equality Florida, Florida A&M University (FAMU) has voted in favor of changes to add LGBT to the non-discrimination policy by the Board of Trustees today.  The revised policy will […]

Campus Pride honors Jonathan Pryor from UMKC with Voice and Action National Advisor Award

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Jonathan Pryor University of Missouri – Kansas City Coordinator, LGBTQIA Programs & Services “I’m incredibly humbled and honored to be selected for this award from Campus Pride.  Our work at UMKC is accomplished with the support and extraordinary efforts of our LGBTQIA students (who just hosted MBLGTACC 2014!), a supportive Division in Student Affairs and […]

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Feb 23-Mar 1

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The National Eating Disorders Association brings awareness to eating disorders; Eating disorders affect everyone, including the LGBT population National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is taking place Feb 23-Mar 1. The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is taking time to focus on awareness and support of people dealing with eating disorders. NEDA has provided a variety […]

Ellen Page Comes Out; Representation is crucial for inclusion & change

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Staff Commentary by Rebecca Kern, Media, Communications & Programs Manager Ellen Page comes out at the Human Rights Campaign Time To Thrive Conference; Owning self-identity is important for the LGBT movement to progress Coming out is not about gaining attention–it is about showing support and claiming self-identity within the LGBT and ally movement. As laws, […]

Inaugural Success at Campus Pride College Sports Summit at the University of Richmond, VA

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Student athletes, coaches, faculty and staff join Campus Pride at the University of Richmond for the first Campus Pride College Sports Summit, Feb 6 & 7, 2014.  Over 300 athletes filled the room at the University of Richmond where Kye Allums took the stage welcoming attendees to the first Campus Pride Sports Summit. As a […]

Campus Pride hosts Pride House Event in Charlotte Valentine’s Day weekend to send “Love To Sochi”

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Campus Pride is proud to announce its partnership with Pride House International by hosting a Pride House event in Charlotte, NC on February 16, 2014 at Bar 316 Charlotte, N.C. – A coalition of LGBT sport and human rights groups to bring “Love To Sochi” with Pride House International. Pride House has become a launching […]

Register Now for Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy & Advisor Bootcamp this July; Scholarships Available

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Register now for ‘Camp Pride’ & ‘Advisor Bootcamp’ the nation’s premier leadership and social justice training programs for LGBT and ally students & campus professionals; Scholarships available Register Now Registration is now open. Join Campus Pride in Nashville, TN July 15-20, 2014 to gain priceless leadership skills, organizing tools and become a social justice advocate […]

Creating Change 2014: Power is Sexy!

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Students engage with social justice and activism to build power, take action, and create change at the Creating Change Conference 2014 The halls and meeting rooms of the Hilton of Americas in Houston are alive and buzzing with agents of change. The Task Force is hosting the 26th annual National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating […]

Campus Pride Joins the Uprising of Love Google+ Hangout Series to Support LGBTI in Russia

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Campus Pride joins the Uprising of Love coalition to participate in a week of Google+ Hangout conversations around LGBT Youth, the Olympics and LGBT equality With the Winter Olympics coming up Uprising of Love has created a space where LGBTI conversations can happen leading up with the events in Russia. The climate in Russia is […]

Campus Pride receives $10,000 grant from the David Bohnett Foundation to support scholarships to Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy

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The grant from the David Bohnett Foundation  for $10,000 will help 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 partners with NC colleges to develop Consortium for LGBTQ issues across the State; All NC Colleges welcome

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The inaugural launch of the North Carolina LGBTQ College Consortium will be on February 9th, 2014 at Guilford College and is supported by a grant from The Guilford Green Foundation. The mission of the NC Consortium is to combine efforts of student affairs professionals, students leaders, faculty and staff in order to develop tactics needed […]

Keynotes Announced for Campus Pride College Sports Summit 2014 Feb 6 & 7

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Wade Davis will join the Campus Pride College Sports Summit as a featured keynote speaker along with Dr. Sue Rankin and Kye Allums Campus Pride College Sports Summit takes place at the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA on February 6 & 7, 2014. LGBT and ally athletes in collegiate sports will gather to develop […]

Camp Pride Faculty Leader Runs Half-Marathon December 14 to Raise Money for Campus Pride

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Camp Pride 2013 Faculty Leader, Gavin Weiser, will run half-marathon to raise money for Campus Pride on December 14.  Gavin Weiser shares his story with Campus Pride: “This weekend I plan on running my second ever half-marathon. That’s 13.1 miles of work. As the adage goes, it’s 13.1 because 13 is too easy, and 13.2 […]

Show Your Campus Pride on #GivingTuesday: Donate Today to Support LGBT Youth

Donate on Tuesday, December 3 to Campus Pride and join the #GivingTuesday global movement. Help Campus Pride raise money to support LGBT youth through programs, scholarships and safer campuses. Donate Now Campus Pride has joined #GivingTuesday, December 3, as a counter narrative to Black Friday and Cyber Monday reminding us of the spirit of giving […]

OUT & GREEK LGBT & Ally National Leadership Conference Encourages LGBT-Inclusion Within Greek Life Systems

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Registration is now open for OUT & GREEK LGBT and Ally Conference 2014. Attendees will gain tools to create safer environments within Greek life systems and more inclusive fraternities and sororities. Lesbian, gay and bisexual and transgender (LGBT) fraternities & sororities are on the rise. Now, more than ever, Greek life chapters are adopting inclusive […]

University of Texas Swimmer Matt Korman Comes Out to His Teammates

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Matt Korman, a junior at University of Texas, had endured a big secret from his fellow swim team members until recently. The University of Texas athlete felt it was finally time that he come clean to his fellow swimmers, thus making the bold move of coming out to his teammates via email. A fellow teammate […]