Campus Pride Teams Up with Max Original Dramedy “Genera+ion”

Nationally Recognized Authority on LGBTQ Campus Life Provides Resources to Show’s Fans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Today, Campus Pride, the leading organization dedicated to building future leaders and creating safer, more inclusive communities for LGBTQ people and allies at colleges and universities, announced a partnership with Max Original dramedy “Genera+ion,” which premiered with three episodes March 11, 2021 on HBO Max and drops new episodes every Thursday.

Now in its 20th year, Campus Pride utilizes its resources and expertise to expand the discussions surrounding some of the themes depicted in “Genera+ion,” with the creation of the Campus Pride Ultimate Queer College Guide. This education guide gives students, prospective students, and their families resources to help find the LGBTQIA+ friendly college that’s right for them, best practices for applying to the schools of their choice, and tips on how to be an ally for queer people of color.

“Campus Pride is excited at this unique opportunity to join and enhance the conversation that is being started with ‘Genera+ion,” said Shane Windmeyer, Executive Director of Campus Pride. “Representation of LGBTQ people in the media has changed so much in just a few short years, and it is encouraging to see creators from HBO Max wanting to use their microphone to educate and inform, not just entertain, audiences.”

SPECIAL ADVANCE SCREENING – RSVP NOW: Campus Pride will team up with NewFest and The Phluid Project on a special advance screening of the final episode of “Genera+ion” season 1a on March 30-31, giving LGBTQ+ campus communities across the country a chance to be the first to screen the highly anticipated episode. RSVP to attend this exclusive advance screening and a panel discussion with “Genera+ion” creators and cast. Registrants will receive access to watch starting March 30 at midnight ET through March 31.

Additionally, Campus Pride is proud to launch a new program offering student activists Social Justice Mini Grants to aid their work in making their campuses safer and more welcoming for LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff. Campus Pride thanks HBO Max for their generous donation to fund the first round of these Social Justice Mini Grants. Applications are now open. Apply Now.

Max Original dramedy “Genera+ion” is now streaming on HBO Max.

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ABOUT HBO MAX ORIGINAL “GENERA+ION”
GENERA+ION is a dark yet playful half-hour series following a diverse group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) tests deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community.

The ensemble cast includes Nathanya Alexander, Chloe East, Nava Mau, Lukita Maxwell, Haley Sanchez, Uly Schlesinger, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett and Chase Sui Wonders with Justice Smith and Martha Plimpton. Recurring guest stars include J. August Richards, Mary Birdsong, Alicia Coppola, Patricia De Leon, Diego Josef, Anthony Kevyan, Sydney Mae Diaz, John Ross Bowie, Marwan Salama, Marisela Zumbado and Sam Trammell.

GENERA+ION is created by Zelda Barnz & Daniel Barnz; Executive produced by Daniel Barnz, Ben Barnz and Zelda Barnz for We’re Not Brothers Productions, Lena Dunham for Good Thing Going Productions, Sharr White and John Melfi; Co-executive produced by Sono Patel and Fernanda Coppel; Produced by Marissa Díaz and Michael Cohen for Good Thing Going Productions.

ABOUT CAMPUS PRIDE
Celebrating its 20th anniversary year in 2021, Campus Pride is the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to building future leaders and creating safer, more inclusive communities for LGBTQ people and allies at colleges and universities. Founded in 2001 by nationally-recognized LGBTQ civil rights leader and campus pioneer Shane L. Windmeyer, Campus Pride offers a wide variety of programs and resources for students and prospective students, including the Campus Pride Index, HBCU Clearinghouse, Trans Policy Clearinghouse, Lambda 10, Stop the Hate and Safe Space trainings, and the annual Camp Pride leadership camp. www.campuspride.org

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