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.
#SpiritDay PHOTOS: Hosts of Spanish-Language TV Going Purple
Spirit Day 2012 provided so many moments of shared pride for us at GLAAD as more people than ever joined us in supporting this important cause.
Many notable celebrities from the Spanish-speaking world gave an outpouring of support for Spirit Day, going purple and promoting the message of acceptance and respect.
We wanted to give special thanks to U.S. based Spanish-language television networks Telemundo, Univision, CNN en Español, and Estrella TV for showcasing their support for Spirit Day through the hosts of their programs. Check out the photos below!
"Un Nuevo Día," the network's morning show
María Celeste Arrarás, host of newsmagazine "Al Rojo Vivo"
"Estrellas Hoy," the network's entertainment talk show (Diego Schoening, one of the show's co-hosts, was also a celebrity supporter of Spirit Day)
Entertainment talk show "El Gordo y la Flaca"
CNN EN ESPAÑOL
This month the United States Supreme Court will issue decisions on two cases critical to marriage equality. GLAAD is working with media outlets and couples around the country to push for marriage. Follow GLAAD for up to date news about the Supreme Court's decision at www.glaad.org/marriage