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
VIDEO: Laverne Cox lights the Empire State Building purple for #spiritday
The Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox lit the iconic Empire State Building purple for Spirit Day. This is the first time that the world's most famous office building went purple for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying.
This past Thursday, we celebrated the fifth annual Spirit Day, and had a great number of schools and gay-straight alliances (GSAs) across the country participate. The effort went international, as well, and the day was used to educate, stand in solidarity, spread awareness, and celebrate.
Viacom and its channels, including MTV, Logo TV, VH1, TV Land, BET, Tr3s, Comedy Central, and CMT, thoroughly rocked purple on air and off for LGBT youth in a strong stand against bullying for GLAAD's Spirit Day yesterday.
On Spirit Day, many organizations across the country showed their support by going purple and turning the social media world purple.
Members of the CNBC team got involved worldwide in seemingly countless ways, helping NBCUniversal create a global sea of purple for LGBT youth on Spirit Day
On Spirit Day, it's important to remember that anti-LGBT bullying is an issue that strongly impacts young people who are bisexual. Indeed, leading bi advocates and organizations have gone purple to stand up for LGBT youth everywhere.