The Advocate on Monday published a commentary from Spirit Day founder Brittany McMillan, in which the teenager discusses the importance of the upcoming event, and how her personal struggle with depression drove her to create it.
This year, GLAAD is counting down to Spirit Day with 19 Days of Action – quick and easy steps you can take each day to help stand up to bullying. Find out how you can take a stand against bullying and show your support for LGBT youth.
Catholics and African-American pastors speak out about marriage. Evangelicals continue to hear pro-LGBT arguments. And Jews worry whether marriage equality is too...equal? The LGBT Religion News Summary elevates the week’s LGBT and faith related stories.
Want to win an XBox 360? Gaymercon, the first convention dedicated to LGBT “geek culture,” is teaming up with GLAAD to go purple for Spirit Day on October 19 and send messages of support by hosting a video contest to promote awareness.
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.