Charlotte-based Campus Pride, with local community leader Shane Windmeyer at the helm, has launched a new, national blog for LGBT and ally college student leaders. Press release below…
Campus Pride Launches Campus Q&A Blog for LGBT & Ally College Student Leaders & Campus Groups
CampusPrideBlog.org is the queer hub to ask questions and get answers
CHARLOTTE, NC, April 7, 2009 –Today Campus Pride officially launched its national blog, Campus Q&A (www.CampusPrideBlog.org). The blog is written and moderated bya team of college student leaders from across the country who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and ally. As the name Campus Q&A implies, the blog provides a forum to ask questions and get answers.
Theonly blog of its kind for and by college student leaders, Campus Prideoperates the blog through its Campus Q Team. The team consists ofnearly a dozen LGBT and ally student leaders chosen from across thecountry, who serve as active, visible resource persons in variousregions. Any student who is part of the Campus Q Team may be a featuredblogger.
“Campus Pride views the Campus Q&A blog as a platform for college activists as well as an organizing tool for LGBT and ally student leaders at colleges and universities. The blog sheds light on important issues to young adults and allows their voice to be heard in a prominent manner in national discourse,” said Christopher Bylone, Campus Q Team Coordinator for Campus Pride. “This blog will be the hub for what’s happening queer on and around college campuses.”
Campus Pride is the leading national nonprofit organization for LGBT and ally student leaders and campus organizations. The mission of the organization is to build future leaders and to create safer, more LGBT-friendly colleges and universities. Campus Pride has been recognized and praised for its Campus Pride Camp in the summer and the national LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index (www.campusclimateindex.org). The new blog will also be a vital tool for Campus Pride to share new resources, updates and activities about the organization in a timely manner.
To learn more about Campus Pride or about how to join the Campus Q Team to be a blogger, please go online to www.CampusPride.org. Any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704-277-6710.