Posts by Alexandra Bolles, Senior Strategist, Campaigns & External Engagement

VIDEO: Coca-Cola wants LGBT youth to "live positively" with the help of #spiritday

"We want to stand with our family and our friends and the LGBT community in support of anyone and everyone who has ever been bullied," says Borders, who refers to Coca-Cola as one of the most inclusive brands.

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VIDEO: #spiritday national presenting partner Wells Fargo showcases why bullying needs to stop

Members of the Wells Fargo team open up about their experiences with bullying and the resiliency they've developed when multinational banking and financial services company Wells Fargo kicked their support for LGBT youth into high gear for Spirit Day

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PepsiCo says "Purple On!" in a stand against bullying for #spiritday

"PepsiCo strives to be a diverse and inclusive company because it is both the right thing to do and is critically important to the success of the business," wrote PepsoCo on its blog today.

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PHOTOS: Laverne Cox, cast of MTV and Logo TV's "The T Word" join GLAAD to light Empire State Building for #spiritday

This morning, Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox kicked off Spirit Day by turning New York City purple from the Empire State Building, the world's most famous office building.

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NBC starts the morning right, goes purple for #spiritday

NBC News programs and morning shows kicked the morning of Spirit Day off right, showing people across the country their support for LGBT youth in a stand against bullying.Read More

GLAAD @ Work: Laverne Cox at Empire State Building and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Viacom takes over airwaves this #spiritday to stop bullying

Viacom -- its channels including MTV, Logo, and VH1 -- and stars like Laverne Cox will show their support for LGBT youth on Spirit Day, with the help of groundbreaking advocates Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan this Thursday. It will be hard to miss Viacom's "spirit" on October 16.

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AOL Originals' "True Trans" debuts #spiritday anti-bullying PSA

AOL Originals generously donated the ad space to take a stand against bullying, an epidemic that many young people, particularly LGBT youth, confront regularly. AOL Originals is among an ever-growing list of leading media outlets and corporations that knows equality is a positive, productive investment.

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