Resources to Help Create a Safe Zone Training


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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Disability Rights Activism for Student Leaders

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by QueerAbility   CW: slurs against disabled people   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 …
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The Out Student Leader’s Agenda


by Greg Varnum and Chad Grandy 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 …
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How To Be An LGBTQ Ally


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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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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by Christopher A. Bylone 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 …
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Social vs. Activism


Some LGBTQ and ally student organizations focus on providing social opportunities to students, while others have a more activist agenda. Is it better to be a social group, or an activist group? Can you be both? How do you balance …
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Strategies for the Red Cross Blood Drive

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CW: discussion of HIV stigma and homophobia Blood Drives are popular service projects on campuses nationwide. However, an FDA policy excludes gay men from donating blood. How is a campus to deal with the discriminatory impact of such events? Much …
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Power of an Ally Action Guide


The power of an ally can never be underestimated – giving voice to those silenced, standing up for others in the face of adversity and reaching out to raise new consciousness. Campus Pride is proud to offer our action planning …
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LGBT-Friendly Campus Pride Campus Index


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

Current Inclusive Policies for Education and Employers


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!facebooktwittergooglepinteresttumblrlinkedinmail