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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

Hulu Celebrates #SpiritDay, Highlights LGBT Programs

Hulu today joined GLAAD, dozens of media companies, and millions of Americans in 'going purple' for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show its support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender(LGBT) youth.Read More

 
October 19, 2012

Spirit Day interview with actor Avan Jogia

One Spirit Day Ambassador (Brittany McMillan) interviews another (actor Avan Jogia) about his support for LGBT equality, and how he's planning to go purple

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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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