LGBT advocacy and service organizations joined millions of people going purple for Spirit Day. While prominent figures like Laverne Cox, Jenny "JWOWW" Farley, and Jason Collins served as Spirit Day Ambassadors, national LGBT organizations shared an anti-bullying message with their own communities.
Hyatt was among national brands showing support for LGBT youth on Spirit Day today! Hyatt encouraged all employees across the globe to wear purple. Check out the collage below to see how employees felt the Spirit or follow Hyatt on Facebook. Hyatt also posted a large Spirit Day billboard in Chicago and created a personal Spirit Day donation page for Hyatt employees to donate to anti-bullying initiatives.
Stars of Showtime's series have been taking a stand against bullying and sending messages of support to LGBT youth on Spirit Day. From Shameless to Nurse Jackie, cast members are tweeting anti-bullying messages to their fans.
It's really easy during Spirit Day to focus on the celebrities and high profile figures, but the reality is that millions of everyday people are going purple. Here's a post to highlight the everyday folk who stepped out to go purple.
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.