Young Adult

Your resource for news and information which features or directly impacts young adults; Frequent topics include K-12 schools and higher education, young adult media, young adult advocates, coming out, family and community acceptance, youth homelessness, and student advocacy including Gay Straight Alliances and safe schools initiatives.

Raymond Braun takes social media by storm for #SpiritDay!

YouTube sensation Raymond Braun spent much of his Spirit Day supporting LGBT youth across various platforms, both in person and on social media.

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VIDEO: Vito Cammisano and Michael Sam go purple for #SpiritDay

As a part of Vito Cammisano's YouTube channel, he released four videos, including a video with Michael Sam, for Spirit Day to show his support for LGBT youth.

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October 15, 2015
by GLAAD

Diverse, leading non-profits unite for LGBT youth on #SpiritDay

Spanning across different cause spaces, organizations like the ACLU, Human Rights Campaign, Planned Parenthood, Rock the Vote, National Center for Trans Equality, NYC Black Pride, and the world's largest youth-serving group DoSomething.org made visible their support for their LGBT constituents and folks worldwide known.

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The BiCast urges bi community to stand against bullying on #SpiritDay

"To not feel supported sets them up for a dangerous situation," Lynette added, noting the loss of numerous bi and trans youth to suicide has left a deep sadness throughout the community as a whole.

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October 14, 2015

Nothing but net! WNBA plays against bullying on #SpiritDay

The WNBA is rallying behind the anti-bullying cause this Spirit Day, showing its support for LGBT youth by going purple.

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October 15, 2015

#SpiritDay goes international with participants across the globe

This year Spirit Day's anti-bullying message reached beyond the borders of the United States, inspiring individuals across the globe to go purple in support of LGBT youth who are the victims of bullying.

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VIDEO: From the heart: Latinas talk about the importance of acceptance #SpiritDay

In GLAAD's new video for #SpiritDay, four Latina women talk in Spanish about the importance of acceptance.

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October 15, 2015

Times Square goes purple! Raising awareness on #SpiritDay

American Eagle, Thomson Reuters and NASDAQ show their spirit by lighting up Times Square purple for Spirit Day.

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October 15, 2015

Kirkland and Ellis goes purple on #SpiritDay

Kirkland and Ellis, official supporting partner of Spirit Day, proudly shows its support for LGBT youth.
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