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
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Lee Thompson, the uncle of 7-year-old Alana Thompson who reached fame by appearing on the hit TLC reality series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and telling his coming out story to the Georgia Voice, took time to speak with GLAAD about how we all need to support LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying on Spirit Day.
The cast of the new Off-Broadway musical BARE went purple today to celebrate Spirit Day and they went a step further with a video talking about the importance of taking a stand against bullying, supporting LGBT youth and celebrating differences.
Tonight, Bravo's Watch What Happens Live took part in Spirit Day when host Andy Cohen donned a purple tie/shirt combo and Clubhouse guest Lisa Hochstein from The Real Housewives of Miami and singer-actress Brandy Norwood wore purple ribbons to take a stand against bullying and to show support for LGBT youth.
On Spirit Day, as we are surrounded by a sea of purple, ballot questions about marriage equality to be voted on until November 6 may seem a ways off, but marriage equality and bullying are two sides of the same coin. Believe Out Loud chose Spirit Day to launch their latest campaign, Paint America in Rainbows.
Spirit Day is tomorrow! Check out tweets from some celebs who are already going purple and learn how to join them to take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth!
LGBT organizations that focus on LGBT youth of color show their unwavering support for Spirit Day, demonstrating their commitment to making schools safer for LGBT youth.
Stars of ABC Family’s most popular series will be going purple for Spirit Day this Friday, October 19 to show their support for LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying.
The TV landscape will take on a purple hue tomorrow when scores of media corporations, networks, outlets, and personalities take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth.