Spirit Day

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

October 17, 2013
by GLAAD

Look: A Collage of Hyatt employees going purple for #SpiritDay

Hyatt was among national brands showing support for LGBT youth on Spirit Day today! Hyatt encouraged all employees across the globe to wear purple. Check out the collage below to see how employees felt the Spirit or follow Hyatt on Facebook. Hyatt also posted a large Spirit Day billboard in Chicago and created a personal Spirit Day donation page for Hyatt employees to donate to anti-bullying initiatives.

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October 17, 2013

Showtime stars tweet for #SpiritDay

Stars of Showtime's series have been taking a stand against bullying and sending messages of support to LGBT youth on Spirit Day. From Shameless to Nurse Jackie, cast members are tweeting anti-bullying messages to their fans.

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October 17, 2013

ABC Family stars tweet their support for LGBT youth on #SpiritDay

ABC Family stars from shows including The Foster's and Switched at Birth are helping to spread the word about #SpiritDay and supporting LGBT youth.

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Daytime talk shows spill their support for #SpiritDay

Daytime talk shows put on their purple in support of LGBT youth today in unity with tens of millions of Americans who participated in Spirit Day in a stand against bullying.

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Hey, it's not just celebrities going purple for #SpiritDay!

It's really easy during Spirit Day to focus on the celebrities and high profile figures, but the reality is that millions of everyday people are going purple. Here's a post to highlight the everyday folk who stepped out to go purple.

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MTV and its stars rock #SpiritDay

MTV has been one of the biggest supporters of Spirit Day this year, spreading the message of tolerance. The network and tons of its top musical and entertainment icons have gone purple in a show of solidarity with its young LGBT fans, letting them know that they are not alone.

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October 17, 2013

US Senators and elected officials go purple for #SpiritDay

United States Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bob Casey join the White House and other elected officials on social media by sending a message of support to LGBT youth for Spirit Day.
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