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CNBC Shows Strong Support for #SpiritDay Third Year in a Row

CNBC, the only network to participate across its programming during the first Spirit Day in 2010, has stepped up and show strong support for Spirit Day for the third year in a row.

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October 19, 2012

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

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