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

NBA, WNBA, Major League Soccer, New York Stock Exchange, Los Angeles Unified School District, Facebook join millions to go purple for Spirit Day, 10/19

NEW YORK, NY, October 2, 2012 – The National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Women’s Basketball Association (WNBA), Major League Soccer (MLS), the New York Stock Exchange, Times Square and Facebook will join hundreds of celebrities, corporations, news outlets and schools, as well as millions of Americans in wearing purple for Spirit Day on October 19 in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, GLAAD announced today.

Teen activist featured in popular magazine

She is smart and has been on her school's student council since grade one. At just 15 years old Brittany McMillan founded the anti-bullying initiative, Spirit Day, which became a national movement in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, or LGBT. This global event inspires millions to wear purple each year in a stand against bullying. Brittany is being featured in Seventeen magazine's October issue.

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September 19, 2012
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