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
Spirit Day Ambassador Katy Butler calls on President Obama and former Governor Romney to wear purple on Spirit Day.
The Gay-Straight Alliance Network has a ton of resources to help students create new GSA clubs and take existing clubs to the next level just in time for Spirit Day on October 19.
Thank those adults in your life who have promised to go purple to stand against bullying.
On Oct. 11, Casa 0101 Theater, in collaboration with the Latino Equality Alliance, will present the 2nd annual Brown & Out Theater Festival featuring 10 LGBTQ-themed plays about Latino/a youth.
Does your school have a GSA? You should ask your school administrators and find out. If not, you can learn more about starting a GSA at GLSEN’s website.
Now that you’ve taken the pledge to go purple, ask your place of worship if they will go purple with you on Spirit Day.
Now that you've taken the Spirit Day pledge to go purple in a stand against bullying, help us bring Spirit Day to even more people by talking to others about it.
When you text PURPLE to 80888, you are supporting the important work GLAAD, GLSEN and The Trevor Project do every day to end bullying and support LGBT youth!