Following his MoveOn.org success getting StudentsFirst to rescind its 'education reformer of the year' award from anti-gay Tennessee State Representative John Ragan, Marcel Neergaard was named 'Foot Soldier of the Week' on the Melissa Harris-Perry show.
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
Get your purple American Apparel gear! On #SpiritDay, purple, the color that represents 'Spirit' on the rainbow flag, is worn in support of LGBT youth.
PepsiCo joins a growing list of companies, schools, TV shows, websites, and celebrities going purple for #SpiritDay on 10/19.
The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles will be celebrating Spirit Day with a special performance of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and are offering a special discount for GLAAD Spirit Day participants to see the show and meet the dancers!
Brittany McMillan reflects on the life of bullied teen Amanda Todd, who died by suicide this week.
Spirit Day Ambassadors Zach Wahls and Jennifer Tyrrell have both spoken out in support of Ryan Andreson, whose application for Eagle Scout was rejected by the Boy Scouts of America simply because he’s gay.
Clothing giant American Apparel has launched a #SpiritDay store featuring the retailer's purple clothing items. #SpiritDay supporters receive an exclusive 10% discount and American Apparel will donate an additional 10% of all proceeds to GLAAD!
Support LGBT youth and stand against bullying! When you text PURPLE to 80888, you are supporting the important work GLAAD, GLSEN and The Trevor Project do every day!
Read what happens when bishops disagree on marriage equality, when African-American pastors speak up, and when clergy get involved in marriage equality campaigns. All in this week's LGBT Religion News Summary.