Spirit Day

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

Congressional resolution recognizes IDAHOT, calls for end to discrimination

More than 60 congressional members, led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced a Congressional resolution in support of the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

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Bodybuilders against bullying prove they've #GotYourBack

Together gay YouTube vloggers Davey Wavey and Raymond Braun interviewed straight bodybuilders to discuss LGBT bullying.

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April 21, 2015

Thomas Roberts to be honored at #glaadawards in NY, 5/9

Emmy-nominated journalist Thomas Roberts will be honored at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, it was announced today.

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Take a look at some GLAAD Southern Stories from 2014

This October, GLAAD launched Southern Stories to elevate the experiences of LGBT people in the US South. The initiative amplifies stories of LGBT individuals who are thriving in the South, as well as the everyday indignities endured by LGBT people who simply wish to live the lives they love.

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November 13, 2014

Candlelight vigil against bullying coming up in Georgia

The "Candlelight Vigil Against Bullying, Jealousy, Hatefulness and for Love & Peace" will be happening on Saturday in Rome, Georgia.

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October 22, 2014

Los Angeles schools get LGBT affirmation district wide for #spiritday

The most important part of Spirit Day, GLAAD's annual worldwide stand against anti-LGBT bullying, is youth. This year, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) set the bar high for getting students and the folks who work with them to go purple.

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GLAAD @ Work: #spiritday, LGBT immigrants, anti-bullying in the African-American community, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
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