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
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Latin American media and LGBT organizations united to create a transnational movement to commemorate Spirit Day.
California State University Long Beach's GSA took their Spirit Day celebration a step further, yesterday, with some eye catching public performance. CSULB GSA organizer and GLAAD Entertainment Intern Anthony Nget shares his experience of taking part and why it was so important for the whole campus to see them go purple.
Stars of nighttime television support Spirit Day by wearing purple while on-air.
Participation from celebrities and Spanish-language media on Spirit Day sent a message of community support and love to LGBT Latino youth and their families .
La importante participación de celebridades latinos y los medios de comunicación en español demuestra a los jóvenes LGBT latinos y a sus familias que hay mucho apoyo y aceptación de su comunidad.
Many celebrities took a stand against bullying and sent a powerful statement to LGBT youth and bullies alike that people should be accepted for who they are and students should be allowed to attend school without fear of being harassed.
Youth across the country share how they participated in Spirit Day and what it means to them to see so much PURPLE!
Senator Patty Murray and staff supported Spirit Day.