In 2012 we bid a sad goodbye to some beloved LGBT Latinos and allies, and welcomed many positive moments, including the coming out of Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz.
Millions of Americans wear purple on Spirit Day as a sign of support for LGBT youth and to speak out against bullying. http://glaad.org/spiritday
Latest Update on Spirit Day
Brittany McMillan reflects on the life of bullied teen Amanda Todd, who died by suicide this week.
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.
Clothing giant American Apparel has launched a #SpiritDay store featuring the retailer's purple clothing items. #SpiritDay supporters receive an exclusive 10% discount and American Apparel will donate an additional 10% of all proceeds to GLAAD!
Support LGBT youth and stand against bullying! When you text PURPLE to 80888, you are supporting the important work GLAAD, GLSEN and The Trevor Project do every day!
Read what happens when bishops disagree on marriage equality, when African-American pastors speak up, and when clergy get involved in marriage equality campaigns. All in this week's LGBT Religion News Summary.
GLAAD is helping students, faculty and staff at schools and colleges around the country go purple on Spirit Day!
It's NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY! As our LGBT friends and loved ones take the bold step of coming out, it is important that they know that their allies everywhere, straight or not, have their backs.
As Spirit Day approaches, the number of faith leaders and organizations going purple is growing. Organizations are reaching out to their members to encourage them to wear purple. Religious leaders of all stripes are speaking out against bullying in the lead up to Spirit Day.