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Campus Pride National Podcast Radio Series

Campus Pride partners with OutBeat Youth Radio to present the only national LGBT and ally youth focused podcast radio series. The national podcast radio series is designed to introduce high school and college students, educators, administrators and families to important LGBT topics in higher education and the broader LGBT civil rights movement. Every podcast features national resources for LGBT activism as well as indepth interviews from national leaders, celebrities and young LGBT and ally adults making a difference.

Series Schedule

July 28, 2012
“About Being An LGBT Freshman – How To Get Off To A Great Start On Your New Campus”
Join special guest Shane Windmeyer, Campus Pride executive director, for a conversation on what to expect as an out, LGBT college freshman. Get tips on how to start your search for a queer-friendly college or university campus, how to navigate campus safety and inclusion issues and LGBT programming once you get to school and how to begin making positive, social justice change on your campus and in your community.

 

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October 27, 2012
“LGBT College Athletics – How to Create An Accepting Team Environment”
Anna Aagenes is the Executive Director of GO! (Generation Out) Athletes, the nation’s first outreach, support, educational, advocacy and leadership organization for LGBT student-athletes.  GO! Athletes serves to connect LGBT student-athletes with other LGBT student-athletes and find supportive resources. Anna will discuss the importance of LGBT inclusion and safety on college athletic teams.

 

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January 26, 2013
“LGBT Students Of Color – Honoring Black History Month And The Contributions Of LGBT African Americans”
Guest JeShawna Wholley, a recent graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, Ga., and senior outreach fellow at the National Black Justice Coalition in Washington, D.C., will highlight the important issues facing LGBT students of color at historically black colleges and universities and elsewhere.

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April 27, 2013

“Why Marriage Matters – The Impact Of Marriage Equality On The LGBT Family”
Twenty-year-old student and national civil rights young leader Zach Wahls, affectionately known as “That Kid with Two Moms from YouTube,” will discuss important topics in the current movement for full marriage equality for same-sex couples. Wahls, who made headlines for his passionate speech in defense of his two mothers on the floor of the Iowa House of Representatives, recently published his national, best-selling book, “My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength and What Makes a Family.”

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