In 2012 we bid a sad goodbye to some beloved LGBT Latinos and allies, and welcomed many positive moments, including the coming out of Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz.
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
Latest Update on Spirit Day
CNBC, the only network to participate across its programming during the first Spirit Day in 2010, has stepped up and show strong support for Spirit Day for the third year in a row.
For the very first time, every top cable news network is taking part in Spirit Day able news networks CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and HLN are participating in Spirit Day today, with anchors on all four networks donning purple to take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth. Plus, business news leader CNBC has had anchors in purple throughout dayparts for the third year in a row!
Extra co-host and Spirit Day ambassador Maria Menounos will be joined by fellow ambassador Shay Mitchell on Friday’s episode to talk about Spirit Day and why it matters.
Spirit Day is off to a good start with many talk show hosts showing their support to LGBT youth and taking a stand against bullying.
The users of Twitter have used Spirit Day to take what was once a homophobic hash tag and turned it into a learning opportunity.
Members of Morehouse College create a chilling video to promote campus unity and awareness about LGBT bullying, especially among men. Guest blog by Marcus Lee of Morehouse College Safe Space.
Faith-based organizations are turning purple for Spirit Day to oppose bullying and stand in solidarity with LGBT youth. You can see the purple tide rising.
The White House today joined millions of Americans in 'going purple' for #SpiritDay in a stand against bullying and to show its support for LGBT youth!