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October 18, 2013

Asbury Park issues marriage licenses defying NJ health department

New Jersey's health department sent emails to municipal clerks directing them not to issue marriage licenses to same-

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MTV and its stars rock #SpiritDay

MTV has been one of the biggest supporters of Spirit Day this year, spreading the message of tolerance. The network and tons of its top musical and entertainment icons have gone purple in a show of solidarity with its young LGBT fans, letting them know that they are not alone.

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October 17, 2013

Bullying severely impacts black lgbt youth

Kellee Terrell's commentary, on BET.com writes that LGBT kids of color are more vulnerable to bullying.

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October 17, 2013

CNBC goes Spirit Day purple for fourth year!

CNBC employees, anchors and reporters are wearing purple today in honor of Spirit Day. The network is sending a message of support to LGBT youth for the fourth year in a row.
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VIDEO: Good Morning America spotlights #SpiritDay participants in the audience

Bright and early on Spirit Day morning, "Good Morning America" host Sam Champion chatted with a particularly purple posse in the audience about standing up to anti-LGBT bullying.

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October 17, 2013

The faithful purple spirit on #SpiritDay

A great number of faith based organizations went purple today for Spirit Day to show their opposition to bullying and support for LGBT youth. They have shaded their websites purple and are displaying photographs of Spirit Day participants.

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