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

VIDEO: Laverne Cox lights the Empire State Building purple for #spiritday

The Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox lit the iconic Empire State Building purple for Spirit Day. This is the first time that the world's most famous office building went purple for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying.

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Schools and GSAs came out for #spiritday

This past Thursday, we celebrated the fifth annual Spirit Day, and had a great number of schools and gay-straight alliances (GSAs) across the country participate. The effort went international, as well, and the day was used to educate, stand in solidarity, spread awareness, and celebrate.

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Viacom, its channels and stars rock purple for LGBT youth on #spiritday

Viacom and its channels, including MTV, Logo TV, VH1, TV Land, BET, Tr3s, Comedy Central, and CMT, thoroughly rocked purple on air and off for LGBT youth in a strong stand against bullying for GLAAD's Spirit Day yesterday.

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October 17, 2014

Making the country red, white, blue and purple for #spiritday

On Spirit Day, many organizations across the country showed their support by going purple and turning the social media world purple.

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October 17, 2014

Late night TV goes purple for #spiritday

Late night hosts wore purple yesterday in support of Spirit Day. Several of them joined millions of people who took a stand against bullying and sent a message of support to LGBT youth.

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iHeartRadio goes purple for #spiritday

iHeartRadio decorated their entire website in purple by changing their header and the skin of the website. They made their logo purple to show support as well.

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Bi youth and groups are integral to ending anti-LGBT bullying and #spiritday

On Spirit Day, it's important to remember that anti-LGBT bullying is an issue that strongly impacts young people who are bisexual. Indeed, leading bi advocates and organizations have gone purple to stand up for LGBT youth everywhere.

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October 16, 2014

Red Band Society's Griffin Gluck goes purple for #spiritday

Griffin Gluck who plays Charlie on FOX's Red Band Society, took a stand against bullying and recorded a message of support to LGBT youth for Spirit Day.

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