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15 Of The 'Absolute Worst' College Campuses For LGBTQ Youth

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.30.2016 | Queer Voices

As summer slowly winds to a close, students across the country are heading back to their college campuses for the start of a new academic year. This t...

15 Of The Most LGBT-Friendly Universities And Colleges

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.23.2016 | Queer Voices

It may be hard to believe, but back to school season is nearly upon us once again. The start of a new school year means high school seniors will be so...

Withdrawing Title IX Exemption: The Curious Case of Pepperdine University

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 07.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

Pepperdine has had a long history of being an unwelcoming place for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people, including being listed...

LGBT Rights Group Condemns New Harvard Policy On Final Clubs

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.06.2016 | College

Campus Pride, one of the most prominent groups advocating for LGBT college students, is joining national fraternity and sorority groups in opposing a ...

Camp Pride Chooses to Stay in Charlotte, North Carolina

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 04.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

After much discussion and careful consideration, Campus Pride has decided not to move Camp Pride from Charlotte this July. To address the safety concerns, we are taking pro-active measures to hold the camp at a private conference center or a college with LGBTQ inclusive policies and practices in place. Gender inclusive restrooms will be the standard regardless of the HB 2 law.

#SpiritDay: Go Beyond the Hashtag and Purple Pics

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

Anything limited to one day and 140 characters is likely never going to prevent or end a culture of LGBTQ youth harassment and bullying. It doesn't just get better. We have to do better.

How My World Changed at Camp Pride 2015 Leadership Academy for LGBTQ Students and Allies

Lauren Neidigh | Posted 07.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Lauren Neidigh

I woke up this morning, and the first thought I had was about the people I bonded with at Camp Pride. The camp is a 5 day opportunity for LGBTQ college students and Allies to talk about social justice and bond with each other.

LOOK: The Most LGBT-Friendly Colleges And Universities In America

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Making a decision about which college to attend is scary -- being a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community may only com...

#IStandwithAndraya Petition Calls for Central Piedmont Community College to Take Action for Trans Inclusion and Safety

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

This weekend Campus Pride launched an #IStandwithAndraya national petition drive calling on Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) to apologize to transgender student Andraya Williams and to take immediate steps to ensure trans inclusion and safety.

The Hobby Lobby Contraception Case and the Rights of LGBT Individuals: Beware the Insidiousness of the Far Right

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

Some individuals claim to want people to have rights such as marriage-equality, and then at the same time attempt to create a legal loophole for discrimination to thwart full equality for LGBT people.

LOOK: The Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges And Universities

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Campus Pride, a nationally-recognized organization dedicated to making colleges and universities safer, more inclusive spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexu...

Annual Summit For LGBT College Students Kicks Off

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Camp Pride, Campus Pride's Summer Leadership Program, begins today, July 16, and runs through July 21. The annual event, this year held at Vanderbi...

New Report Reveals Surprising Facts About LGBTQ College Athletes

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning (LGBQ) student athletes are two times more likely to experience harassment than their heterosexual teammates, a...

Who Crossed The Road First: The Gay Man Or The Chicken?

justin adkins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
justin adkins

Here on The Huffington Post, Shane Windmeyer wrote a piece about becoming friends with Dan Cathy, the president and COO of Chick-fil-A. I was going to respond in the comments section, but I quickly realized that I had lots more than 250 words to say.

Dan And Me: My Coming Out As A Friend Of Dan Cathy And Chick-Fil-A

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

I spent New Year's Eve at the red-blooded, all-American epicenter of college football: at the Chick-fil-A Bowl, next to Dan Cathy, as his personal guest. It was among the most unexpected moments of my life.

Campus Pride Ranks The Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges And Universities In The Country

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Stanford University, Minnesota's Carleton College and Georgia's Emory University may all be vastly different institutions in terms of size of their st...

Colleges Rally To Kick Chick-fil-A Off Campus

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

I have no doubt that in the near future, colleges and universities will be moving away from the Chick-fil-A brand for dining options on campus. The signs of change are already here.

Zach Wahls Talks About His New Book, 'My Two Moms'

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

I had the chance to sit down on Easter Sunday with Zach, "that kid from YouTube," as he is referred by many, to talk about his life since the viral video, the Boy Scouts, and his new book, My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a Family.

Young Adult Leaders Recognized Nationally with 'Voice and Action' Leadership Award

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

Young adult leaders across the country are making change, speaking out, and taking the reins of leadership on their campuses and in their communities....

Johnson And Wales Student Commits Suicide, Fifth Gay Youth To Take Life In Three Weeks

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Johnson and Wales student Raymond Chase, 19, took his own life this past Wednesday, according to the Advocate. Chase, a sophomore reported as openly...

LGBT Students Harassed At Colleges Nationwide, New Report Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent report from advocacy group Campus Pride found that many lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals feel uncomfortable on campus. A...

The Most GAY-FRIENDLY Colleges (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Campus Pride, a non-profit devoted to creating safer communities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender college students, recently released its 20...