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Fox News Joins CNN, CNBC, HLN, MSNBC in Purple as Cable News Recognizes #SpiritDay

October 19, 2012

For the very first time, every top cable news network is taking part in Spirit Day able news networks CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and HLN are participating in Spirit Day today, with anchors on all four networks donning purple to take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth. Plus, business news leader CNBC has had anchors in purple throughout dayparts for the third year in a row!

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Las Vegas Celebrates #SpiritDay by Turning Purple!

In honor of this year’s Spirit Day, Las Vegas has gone purple. Joining other iconic landmarks, the Las Vegas Strip - including the famed “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign - have gone purple to stand up against bullying.

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#SpiritDay Ambassadors Maria Menounos and Shay Mitchell in 'Extra' Spirit Day Segment

Extra co-host and Spirit Day ambassador Maria Menounos will be joined by fellow ambassador Shay Mitchell on Friday’s episode to talk about Spirit Day and why it matters.Read More

October 19, 2012

America Wakes Up to #SpiritDay Purple on Morning Television

Spirit Day is off to a good start with many talk show hosts showing their support to LGBT youth and taking a stand against bullying.Read More

#SpiritDay Inspires Twitter Users to Reclaim Homophobic Hashtag

The users of Twitter have used Spirit Day to take what was once a homophobic hash tag and turned it into a learning opportunity.Read More

October 19, 2012

Morehouse College Safe Spaces Celebrates Spirit Day at EBONY.com

Members of Morehouse College create a chilling video to promote campus unity and awareness about LGBT bullying, especially among men. Guest blog by Marcus Lee of Morehouse College Safe Space.Read More