In the lead up to Spirit Day, we're highlighting stories of people who have used Facebook and Instagram to come out, find support and inspire change around LGBT equality.
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
The cast of ABC Family's 'The Fosters' recorded messages of support for LGBT youth, asking fans to wear purple on Spirit Day, this Thursday, October 16.
The cast of MTV's hit comedy "Faking It" are going purple for Spirit Day this Thursday, October 16 to stand against bullying and support LGBT youth.
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The cast of 'Melissa & Joey' is taking a stand against bullying for Spirit Day this Thursday, October 16. Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence and Taylor Spreitler recorded a message of support to LGBT youth.
The cast of Empire will be wearing purple for Spirit Day on October 16. Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard and Jussie Smollett recorded a video to encourage fans to join them in a stand of support for LGBT youth.
Viacom -- its channels including MTV, Logo, and VH1 -- and stars like Laverne Cox will show their support for LGBT youth on Spirit Day, with the help of groundbreaking advocates Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan this Thursday. It will be hard to miss Viacom's "spirit" on October 16.
In recent news,the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church have given both positive and negative signals on the issue of the acceptance of LGBT people into the Roman Catholic Church.