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
Spirit Day is tomorrow, and many celebrities are already participating by wearing purple and sending messages of support to LGBT youth. It's not too late to bring awareness of Spirit Day to your favorite celebrity.
Openly gay celebrity stylist, author, fashion designer, and Emmy winner, Carson Kressley, was among the fan favorites on this season of Dancing with the Stars, but he was unfortunately voted off in this week’s fifth elimination episode. All the same, the positive impact Carson’s presence has made for LGBT visibility in the media should be acknowledged and celebrated.
MTV will go purple in support of LGBT youth on Spirit Day. More inside!
We are writing today to ask you to please PURPLE YOUR PET for Spirit Day, tomorrow! October 20th! If you are like me, you both love your pet AND love to show your support for LGBT issues. What better way to express your support for Spirit Day on October 20th than dressing your sweet pet up in their finest purples?
In spite of a recent act of vandalism, North Carolina State University's GLBT Center is coming together and taking a stance against bullying by participating in Spirit Day.
Business giant CNBC will go purple for Spirit Day on 10/20.
El Día del Espíritu se aproxima y el equipo de Medios en Español de GLAAD quisiera invitarte a alzar la voz. Cuéntanos cómo lograste a superar una situación difícil relacionada a la aceptación. Queremos destacar las historias presentadas en nuestro blog para el Día del Espíritu. ¡Anímate! Participa para amplificar las historias de la comunidad LGBT y sus aliados.
Spirit Day is quickly approaching and GLAAD’s Spanish-Language Media Team invites you share your stories of how you overcame a difficult situation related to acceptance. We plan to highlight some of the submitted stories on GLAAD Blog the week leading up to and after Spirit Day on October 20. Providing your stories will help amplify the stories of LGBT and ally voices of color that often go unheard.