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 16, 2013

OWN to go purple for #SpiritDay leading up to night of LGBT programming on October 27

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is getting ready for Spirit Day, with both their on-air logo and social media channels set to go purple on Thursday, October 17 in support of LGBT youth. This is the first time that OWN has changed its logos to recognize a social initiative.

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October 15, 2013

2 cyber-bullies arrested after Florida girl's suicide

Thursday is Spirit Day, when millions of people will go purple to oppose bullying and in support of LGBT youth.

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October 15, 2013

Zooey Deschanel tells of being spat upon by a high school bully

A high school bully humiliated Zooey Deschanel by spitting in her face between classes.

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October 15, 2013

A Nevada teen is bullied and beaten in her H.S. cafeteria

A 15-year-old girl was attacked and beaten during lunch at Palo Verde High School in Nevada.

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Why #SpiritDay is important: Long-term effects of bullying

A new study has demonstrated the long-term effects of bullying and the importance of anti-bullying programs, such as Spirit Day, when millions of people will wear purple to oppose bullying and stand in solidarity with LGBT youth.

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Join POPSUGAR Moms and GLAAD for anti-bullying Google Hangout on #SpiritDay

The mothers at POPSUGAR Moms are partnering with Google and GLAAD to host a Google Hangout on October 17th devoted to learning about bullying and the best methods to foster safe and tolerant communities and schools.

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