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Sojourners Gives a Lesson on Bullying for #Spirit Day

The progressive Christian magazine and website, Sojourners, has shared with its followers the effects of bullying and gone purple for Spirit Day.

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Purple/People: This day is about more than just the clothes

GLAAD consultant Jeremy Hooper talks about the striking parallels between the work we do on the Commentator Accountability Project and the awareness we are raising on #SpiritDay.

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Watch: Spirit Day Ambassador Wendy Williams turns entire audience purple for #SpiritDay

Spirit Day Ambassador and syndicated daytime talk show host Wendy Williams spoke about the importance of #SpiritDay on today's "Wendy Williams Show." Even Wendy's audience took part by wearing purple in a stand against bullying! Read More

 
October 19, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Wears Purple, Sends Message of Support on #SpiritDay

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is wearing a purple tie on Spirit Day to send a message of support to LGBT youth and taking a stand against bullying.Read More

Berry College LGBT Group Gains Official Recognition From School, Goes Purple For #SpiritDay!

Berry College's LGBT student group, LISTEN, has gone purple for #SpiritDay! This year, LISTEN is showing support for LGBT youth and standing against bullying as an official student group at Berry College for the first time after more than a decade of advocating for full recognition.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ricky Martin, Joan Rivers, Stars of Glee and Other Celebs Go Purple for #SpiritDay to Support LGBT Youth

Celebs such as Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ricky Martin, Chely Wright and Chaz Bono are tweeting their #SpiritDay support for LGBT youth todayRead More