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Watch: #SpiritDay Ambassador Brittany McMillan And Others Take Stand For LGBT Youth!

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#SpiritDay Ambassador Brittany McMillan and other advocates are showing support for LGBT youth and taking a stand against bullying for Spirit Day with new videos!

Amandalyn Ferri of Tumblr interviewed Brittany, asking about the history of #SpiritDay and the meaning of going purple. You can watch the full interview Brittany below:

Another video from advocate Melanie Whitney called 'I Went Purple' features young advocates finding ways throughout the day to show support for LGBT youth and stand against bullying by going purple with posters, balloons, signs, flowers, face paint, nail polish and clothing. You can watch 'I Went Purple' below:

Advocates and young celebrities in South Africa, led by blogger Mika Stefano, created a video for SpiritDaySA.com called SpiritDaySA - PushPurple. The video encourages South Africans to go purple for #Spirit Day. You can watch the video below:

Find out more about how you can go purple for Spirit Day on October 19 by visiting www.glaad.org/spiritday!

Nothing to wear? Visit American Apparel's official Spirit Day store and look good while giving! Use discount code SPIRIT at check out for an exclusive 10% Spirit Day savings. From 10/12 - 10/19, American Apparel will also donate 10% of all purple proceeds to GLAAD.

You can also get involved by downloading GLAAD’s Spirit Day resource kit, which contains tools to help turn your community purple in a stand against bullying. Spirit Day participants can also spread the word by telling their friends that they’re going purple on 10/19. Or, you can 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.

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