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Major League Baseball teams show support for #SpiritDay on Twitter

In an unprecedented show of support, all 30 Major League Baseball have signed on to go purple for this year’s Spirit Day.Read More

White House goes purple for #SpiritDay!

The White House today joined millions of Americans in 'going purple' for #SpiritDay in a stand against bullying and to show its support for LGBT youth! Read More

 
October 19, 2012

Lee Thompson aka Uncle Poodle talks on #SpiritDay about growing up in the South and being bullied

Lee Thompson, the uncle of 7-year-old Alana Thompson who reached fame by appearing on the hit TLC reality series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and telling his coming out story to the Georgia Voice, took time to speak with GLAAD about how we all need to support LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying on Spirit Day.Read More

Cast of Bare Goes Purple for #SpiritDay, Post Anti-Bullying Video

The cast of the new Off-Broadway musical BARE went purple today to celebrate Spirit Day and they went a step further with a video talking about the importance of taking a stand against bullying, supporting LGBT youth and celebrating differences.Read More

 
October 19, 2012

Watch What Happens Live Went Purple for #SpiritDay!

Tonight, Bravo's Watch What Happens Live took part in Spirit Day when host Andy Cohen donned a purple tie/shirt combo and Clubhouse guest Lisa Hochstein from The Real Housewives of Miami and singer-actress Brandy Norwood wore purple ribbons to take a stand against bullying and to show support for LGBT youth.Read More

What to Watch Weekend 10/19-21: Daniel takes control on Revenge

This weekend catch all new episodes of The Amazing Race, Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, Revenge, Upstairs Downstairs and The Good Wife.Read More