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 4, 2016

Jennifer Boylan publishes new Falcon Quinn novel in support of #SpiritDay

Bestselling author Jennifer Finney Boylan releases her latest novel Falcon Quinn and the Bullies of Greenblud, with all proceeds going to GLAAD and Spirit Day. 

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For #SpiritDay, Ditch the Label pulls back the curtain on bullying

Check out Ditch the Label, one of the largest anti-bullying charities in the world. They provide instant advice directly through their website and have hundreds of guides, articles and interviews freely available, along with opportunities to speak with trained mentors and to ask questions to a wider community of likeminded people

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October 4, 2016
by GLAAD

San Francisco's Curran releases music video in celebration of Spirit Day

Students perform "Ring of Keys" from the musical Fun Home

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Millions to ‘go purple’ in unified stand against bullying on Spirit Day, 10/20

Millions to ‘go purple’ in unified stand against bullying on Spirit Day, 10/20

New York – Today GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, launched the official countdown to Spirit Day, largest and most visible campaign in the world working to advance acceptance of LGBTQ youth.

Frameline releases "Expanding Gender: Youth Out Front" educational series

Frameline releases anti-bullying, gender expansive and racially inclusive educational film collection to make schools safer for LGBTQ youth.

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#SpiritDay message reaches Spanish-speaking households

#SpiritDay messages also went out on the air waves in Spanish-language media as hosts of national newscasts, morning shows, daytime programming and others wore purple throughout the day and shared statistics about the impact of bullying with their viewers.

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October 16, 2015

VIDEO: Ohio's Columbus Division of Fire creates PSA, lights the city purple for LGBT youth on #SpiritDay

Joining in on the international campaign was Chief Kevin O'Connor and Columbus Division of Fire from Columbus, Ohio.

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