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
From state to state, LGBT orgs went purple for Spirit Day. Below are a sampling of the state LGBT organizations who went purple for Spirit Day.
World Wrestling Entertainment went purple for Spirit Day in a big way, led by the first openly gay Superstar, Darren Young.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.