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.
LA's famed Music Center to present #SpiritDay performance of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'
The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles will be celebrating Spirit Day with a special performance of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by The National Ballet of Canada on Friday, October 19 and are offering a special discount for GLAAD Spirit Day participants! Alice will, of course, be wearing her Spirit Day purple for the performance.
Spirit Day supporters can save 40% off select seats using the exclusive discount code 20946 during checkout (offer expires October 14, 2012). Purple attire encouraged! Get your tickets here and watch a behind-the-scenes featurette below.
Take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth by participating in Spirit Day on Friday, October 19. To get involved, simply take the pledge to “go purple” on October 19 as we work to create a world in which LGBT teens are accepted for who they are. You can download GLAAD’s Spirit Day resource kit which contains tools to get your local community involved. Spirit Day participants can also spread the word and tell their friends that they’re standing up against bullying and text PURPLE to 80888 to donate $5 to support the important work GLAAD, GLSEN and The Trevor Project do every day to end bullying and support LGBT youth.