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#SpiritDay: 19 Days of Action to stand up to bullying - Day 13

Get your purple American Apparel gear! On #SpiritDay, purple, the color that represents 'Spirit' on the rainbow flag, is worn in support of LGBT youth.

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PepsiCo: We support #SpiritDay

PepsiCo joins a growing list of companies, schools, TV shows, websites, and celebrities going purple for #SpiritDay on 10/19.Read More

Does Religious Liberty Mean Bullying Your Own Flock of Believers?

When the issue of marriage equality is raised, one of the most common objections raised by the anti-LGBT crowd – and one of the most ironic - is that it will violate religious liberty. What is not being shared in these fear mongering speeches is that much of the public's support for LGBT people actually comes from within the religious communities.

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LA's famed Music Center to present #SpiritDay performance of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'

The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles will be celebrating Spirit Day with a special performance of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and are offering a special discount for GLAAD Spirit Day participants to see the show and meet the dancers!Read More

 
October 12, 2012

Guest Post: The Tragedy of Amanda Todd

Brittany McMillan reflects on the life of bullied teen Amanda Todd, who died by suicide this week.

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October 12, 2012

Rejected Boy Scout Ryan Andreson to go purple with #SpiritDay Ambassadors Zach Wahls and Jennifer Tyrrell

Spirit Day Ambassadors Zach Wahls and Jennifer Tyrrell have both spoken out in support of Ryan Andreson, whose application for Eagle Scout was rejected by the Boy Scouts of America simply because he’s gay.

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