January 16, 2009

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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Shane Windmeyer will give the talk, "OUT and Greek," on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.

The talk is co-sponsored by the Office of Greek Life and the Office of LGBT Affairs. Limited seating may be available to the public.

Windmeyer is the editor of Brotherhood: Gay Life in College Fraternities and author of Out on Fraternity Row: Personal Accounts of Being Gay in a College Fraternity and Secret Sisters: Stories of Being Lesbian and Bisexual in a College Sorority.

Windmeyer graduated from Emporia State University with a bachelor's degree in Communication and received his master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from Indiana University.

Lambda 10 Project
Founder/coordinator for STOPHATE.org and CampusPride.Net, he also founded and serves as coordinator of the Lambda 10 Project -- a National Clearinghouse for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Fraternity & Sorority Issues to help support gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender members of the college fraternity and to educate on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression within the college Greek system.

Windmeyer has been a guest speaker on more than 500 college campuses since the release of his first book in 1998 and has presented at numerous educational conferences dealing with Greek life and, or gay, lesbian and bisexual issues on local, regional and inter/national levels.

He has been featured on the PBS special fall season premiere episode of "In the Life TV." His work has been the focus of national attention from The New York Times, TIME magazine and Rolling Stone as well as The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Contact: Division of Communications