The faithful purple spirit on #SpiritDay

A great number of faith based organizations went purple today for Spirit Day to show their opposition to bullying and support for LGBT youth. They have shaded their websites purple and are displaying photographs of Spirit Day participants. Take a look:

Auburn Seminary

Believe Out Loud

BJUnity

Cathedral of Hope

DignityUSA

 

Equally Blessed

Fortunate Families

Keshet

Metropolitan Community Churches

More Light Presbyterians

The NALT Christian Project

The Naming Project

The National Cathedral

Nazarene Ally

New Ways Ministry

Presbyterian Welcome

Reconciling Works: Lutherans for Full Participation

Religious Institute, Inc.

SOJOURN: Southern Jewish Resource Network for Gender and Sexual Diversity

 

Unfundamentalist Christians

Founded in 2010, Spirit Day is an international, united stand against bullying and show of support for LGBT teens and young adults everywhere. Participants can get into the spirit by:

  • Turning your Facebook, Twitter and other profile photos purple at www.glaad.org/spiritday and spreading the word by using hashtag #SpiritDay
  • Wearing purple on October 17 and encouraging classmates or coworkers to do the same
  • Uploading photos of you wearing purple to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr using hashtag #SpiritDay
  • Downloading the Spirit Day App
  • Educating your friends and family about bullying and the LGBT community
  • Getting your school, GSA, organization, etc. to become a Spirit Day partner

 

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