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.
Watch What Happens Live Goes Purple for #SpiritDay
Tonight, Bravo's Watch What Happens Live will go purple for Spirit Day! Host Andy Cohen and Clubhouse guests, Lisa Hochstein from The Real Housewives of Miami and singer-actress Brandy, will wear purple in tonight's episode in a stand against bullying and to show support for LGBT youth. Andy will also speak about the importance of standing up against bullying and supporting LGBT youth. The episode airs Thursday, October 18, at 11pm on Bravo.
Watch What Happens Live joins other Spirit Day participants including the NBA and Major League Baseball, the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign and Vegas strip, MTV, and celebrities including Ricky Martin and Reba McEntire!
In 2011, Andy Cohen hosted the 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York.
'Watch What Happens Live' is Bravo's late-night, interactive talk show that features guests from the world of entertainment, politics, and pop culture. Hosted by Andy Cohen, the series includes lively debates on everything from fashion, the latest on everyone's favorite Bravolebrities, and what celebrity is making headlines that week.
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.
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.