More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
CNBC Goes Purple for Spirit Day
Today, millions of people came together to remember those young people who've lost their lives to anti-LGBT bullying by wearing purple on 'Spirit Day'.CNBC, the nation's top business news channel, showed its support for LGBT youth by 'going purple' across its programming.
Check out other celebrities and media outlets participating in Spirit Day!
Both behind the scenes and on-air, CNBC staff and anchors donned purple shirts, ties and ribbons to show their support for LGBT young people everywhere.
GLAAD would like to thank CNBC and the millions of people who put on their Spirit today in support of LGBT youth!
Other networks who participated include E!, MTV Networks and HGTV.