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The Weather Channel, GMA, The View, The Talk, The Chew & Wendy Williams 'Go Purple' for Spirit Day

Daytime television's brightest stars were among the millions of Americans who wore purple for Spirit Day 2011. In doing so, they sent a powerful message of support to LGBT youth and took an important stand against bullying.Read More


 
October 20, 2011

Watch Wilson Cruz and GLAAD's Corey Johnson Discuss Spirit Day

Actor Wilson Cruz and GLAAD's Corey Johnson were on MSNBC this afternoon to discuss the importance of showing support for LGBT young people. Read More

 
October 20, 2011

Cast of Degrassi Wearing Their Spirit Day Purple with Pride

The big cast of Teen Nick's hit show Degrassi has gone above and beyond for Spirit Day this year, sharing a ton of photos of cast members in their favorite purple duds.

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Jewish Spirit on Spirit Day

Jewish communities have also embraced Spirit Day in support of safe schools for LGBT students. Such support has come in a variety of ways. Spirit Day falls in the midst of holy days on the calendar.

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October 20, 2011

The White House Goes Purple on Facebook!

The White House this afternoon turned its Facebook profile picture purple to show its support for LGBT youth on Spirit Day.

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