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Fundraising Idea: Charity Drag Show

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Campus Pride utilizes the time, talent and skills of students, faculty, staff and educators to fulfill our mission of creating safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. Volunteers help our organization continue to grow in supporting the needs of LGBTQ and Ally student …
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Fundraising Idea: Pep Rally

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Campus Pride utilizes the time, talent and skills of students, faculty, staff and educators to fulfill our mission of creating safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. Volunteers help our organization continue to grow in supporting the needs of LGBTQ and …
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Fundraising Idea: Give Out Day

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Campus Pride utilizes the time, talent and skills of students, faculty, staff and educators to fulfill our mission of creating safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. Volunteers help our organization continue to grow in supporting the needs of LGBTQ and …
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Fundraising Idea: DIY Buttons

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Campus Pride utilizes the time, talent and skills of students, faculty, staff and educators to fulfill our mission of creating safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. Volunteers help our organization continue to grow in supporting the needs of LGBTQ and …
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Fundraising Idea: High Five Fund

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Campus Pride utilizes the time, talent and skills of students, faculty, staff and educators to fulfill our mission of creating safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. Volunteers help our organization continue to grow in supporting the needs of LGBTQ and …
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Queer It Yourself: Pronoun Buttons!

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Welcome to Queer It Yourself, a series on using arts-and-crafts to make your spaces more safe, fun and QUEER! Want a fun craft you can do to create more inclusive spaces on your campus? Today, Campus Pride teaches you how …
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Women’s Colleges Address Transgender Issues on Campus

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 Although to date only four women’s colleges have implemented inclusive transgender policies, it is a topic on the forefront at numerous campuses. As the public conversation evolves—with a Time magazine cover featuring Laverne Cox, a best-selling autobiography by Janet Mock …
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Gender Inclusive Bathroom Signage

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A necessary evil which pushes our privacy boundaries into the open: Public restrooms. Public restrooms can prove challenging to many individuals who are differently gendered from the falsely dichotomous “Male” or “Female” stick figure depictions on bathroom signage. Thankfully, many colleges …
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Top 10 Criteria LGBTQ Students Look For In A Campus

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Many prospective LGBTQ college students are nervous about applying to and choosing where to continue their higher education. Many had some negative experiences in high school, and they want to make sure that the University they attend will make them …
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16 Ways to be a Transgender Advocate and Ally

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Written by Prin, University of South Florida The variations in community experiences between different locations is fascinating to me. In Tampa, Florida, I am heavily involved in the transgender community, and I know many different stories of trans people. While …
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Take Action on HIV/AIDS

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a number of campaigns and support for AIDS & HIV available for you. These campaigns, tips and tools help support those with HIV/AIDS or who are working towards prevention of infection. Start …
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Resources to Help Create a Safe Zone Training

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by Andrew Salman, 2014 Campus Pride Summer Fellow, Western Kentucky University Safe Zone Training (also often referred to as Safe Space) can be an important first step and ongoing process toward improving campus climate for LGBTQ students.  Safe Zone Trainings …
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Sample Greek Ally Commitment

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Sample Greek Ally Commitment   I, ____________________________, after completing the Greek Ally training agree to serve as an ally for the [name of college or university] campus and Greek communities. I understand that being an ally means that I agree to …
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Transgender Allyship and Advocacy

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  The transgender community is one of the most underrepresented, misinterpreted, and misunderstood facets of the LGBTQIA community- as such, in our society we/they face unprecedented rates of violence, higher risks of homelessness and drug addiction, and extremely high rates …
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Introduction to Asexual Identities & Resource Guide

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ACE: Asexual Identities and Resource Guide  by Isabel Williams, College of Charleston Introduction:  The Asexual, or “Ace”, community may be statistically small but has a growing presence through online fellowship. In an effort to combat erasure and discrimination from without and …
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Disability Rights Activism for Student Leaders

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  The disability community is the only minority group one can enter at anytime. For example, you might get into a car accident tomorrow and become disabled. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 5 people have …
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How to Plan your Lavender or Rainbow Graduation

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Graduation is a Time of Tradition, Ceremony and Celebration by Isabel Williams, College of Charleston It can be an especially important time for communities to acknowledge a transitional moment in the lives of student leaders within their ranks. Campus Pride …
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The Out Student Leader’s Agenda

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  Opponents of LGBTQ civil rights have always said that LGBTQ people have an agenda. And we do: it’s an agenda of equality for everyone – regardless of gender/identity expression or sexual orientation. But, as an LGBTQ student on campus, what …
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How to Come Out on Campus

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By: Debbie Bazarsky and Allison Subasic   THINKING ABOUT COMING out in college? Did you come out in high school and are wondering what being openly LGBT in college is like? Many students arrive to campus already out. However, being …
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How To Be An LGBTQ Ally

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Ally is Not an Identity  Being an ally is more than standing up for a community even when they’re not around. Things to Do  Acknowledge that “ally” is not an identity. Check your privilege at all times. Do not assume …
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The Coming Out Process

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Tips for Coming Out  Say What You Want To Say. Think about the right way to communicate how you identify and what you are feeling. This is your moment to express yourself openly and honestly, so take as much time as you need. …
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Creating Change In Our Community

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  Help make places “Safe Zones.” Signal to LGBTQ youth and adults that you’ve got their backs, and help people feel safer and more comfortable being themselves.  Use LGBTQ-inclusive language and display LGBTQ-friendly materials such as books, pamphlets, or stickers. If you see …
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6 Core Values of Leadership

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1. Temperament A combination of natural genetic traits that always subconsciously, affects our behavior. Temperament is the foundation upon which leaders construct the values of their character and personality. 2. Openness, Honesty & Integrity Leaders will not always tell people …
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Banned4Life

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When Blake was turned away from donating blood for his friend Emmy (who has sickle cell anemia) because he is gay, he decided to do something about it.  At first thought the FDA’s policy that bans gay men from donating …
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Advice For Campus Officials To Improve LGBTQ Efforts

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10 Academic Strategies for a More Inclusive LGBTQ Classroom by Saralyn Chesnut, Ph.D., and Angela C. Nichols M.S., Ed. Often when considering options to improve a campus climate for LGBTQ students, the focus is on what happens outside the classroom-having …
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Suggestions for LGBTQ Students of Color

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By Andrea “Dre” Domingue and Gwendolyn Alden Dean Many LGBTQ students of color are flourishing across the United States in local communities and college campuses. Nevertheless, as LGBTQ students of color, we often encounter campuses that do not support us …
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The Importance of Safe Zone

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I think that there are two reasons to have a Safe Zone program on a college or university campus: (1) LGBT students need to know who on campus is safe and supportive, and (2) Allies need a way of showing …
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TransWiki — TONI Project

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The TONI PROJECT provides transgender non-discrimination information for campuses. The TONI project is a first-of-its-kind space for students to share college and university policies important to transgender people. Use this site to learn about campus housing policies, health plans, and curricula, …
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5 Case Studies to Prep for Trans Issues

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How would your campus respond? These helpful series of scenarios and case studies prepare college campuses for supporting transgender people.  Now is the time.  Ask the right questions on how to solve these issues. CASE STUDY #1: Lucy, a female …
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LGBT-Friendly Campus Pride Campus Index

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This is a list of U.S. college campuses and their LGBTQ-friendly index score. www.campusprideindex.org Share with others!facebooktwittergooglepinteresttumblrlinkedinenvelope

Greek Life Assessment: Where do you stand on Trans Issues?

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I thought it might be helpful to “boil it down” into a few key questions for you to ask yourself, your students, your colleagues, administration, national leaders, etc. Remember this is all about a beginning the conversation. Prospective Students A prospective student is …
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Current Inclusive Policies for Education and Employers

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This resource from Lambda 10 Project shows that 116 colleges and college systems have non-discrimination policies that include gender identity/expression. Current Inclusive Policies for Education and Employers Share with others!facebooktwittergooglepinteresttumblrlinkedinenvelope

Suggested Steps to Make Campuses More Trans-Inclusive

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To assist colleges and universities in becoming more supportive of transgender students, staff, and faculty, we offer the following practical recommendations in areas where gender-variant people are likely to encounter discrimination on campuses: health care, residence halls, bathrooms, locker rooms, …
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23 Ways to Put Trans Advocacy into Action

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by Lydia A. Sausa, M.S. Ed., Ph.D. candidate “I felt alone and isolated. No one cared. No one really understood me and what I was going through. I loved school, but I never felt safe there because I was trans. I …
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