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
Latest Update on Spirit Day
Facebook, Tumblr and Yahoo are among other tech companies joining millions of Americans on 10/19 and going purple and standing against bullying on Spirit Day.
The Sundance Channel, home to Push Girls, TransGeneration and Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys, will be going purple to support LGBT youth on Spirit Day.
Now that you've gone purple using GLAAD's #SpiritDay tool, help spread the word on social media!
Delta Air Lines has been a strong supporter of GLAAD for the past four years, and in this month's issue of Delta's Sky magazine they highlight Chaz Bono, another long-time GLAAD ally.
Marquee Nightclub, located in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, will be hosting a Spirit Day after-party with special celebrity host, NHL legend Sean Avery! Guests wearing purple will receive complimentary admission and open bar until midnight. Marquee Cares will donate 100% of pre-sale tickets and a portion of the table proceeds to GLAAD and Flip the Script!
This year, country music is standing up against bullying by going purple for Spirit Day 10/19!
CBS will show its spirit this Friday, October 19, when several CBS programs will go purple to take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth.
Over a dozen Latino organizations are participating in Spirit Day this year, ensuring that the message of acceptance and respect for LGBT youth is reaching as many Americans as possible.