The fashion guru was booted off "Dancing With the Stars" on Tuesday night, leaving seven other contestants. It wasn't unexpected, given that the judges of ABC's competition had given him the lowest scores for his 1980s-themed routine a night earlier.
Zachary Quinto came out as a gay man in an interview with New York Magazine and credited marriage equality in New York as well as the struggles faced by LGBT youth as his reasons for speaking out. In the interview and later on his blog, he addressed how he came to the realization that living an authentic life would allow him to be a voice for equality.
On Thursday, October 20, the Sundance Channel’s employees will participate in Spirit Day and show support for LGBT youth by wearing purple. The channel has also committed to turning its on-air logo purple for the entire day along with all of its social media logos.