VIDEO: Laverne Cox lights the Empire State Building purple for #spiritday
The Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox lit the iconic Empire State Building purple for Spirit Day. This is the first time that the world's most famous office building went purple for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying.
Schools and GSAs came out for #spiritday
This past Thursday, we celebrated the fifth annual Spirit Day, and had a great number of schools and gay-straight alliances (GSAs) across the country participate. The effort went international, as well, and the day was used to educate, stand in solidarity, spread awareness, and celebrate.
All Access: GLAAD launches new online video series, kicks off with Laverne Cox
GLAAD: All Access is an online series featuring news-makers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. For the premiere episode, host Claire Pires, sits down with Laverne Cox.
ESPN employees take a stand for #spiritday
To celebrate Spirit Day, today ESPN employees sported purple and took a stand against bullying. ESPN’s Employee Resource Group members and supporters of ESPN EQUAL posed in in the ESPN Digital Center in support of Spirit Day.
Transgender organizations go purple for #spiritday
Today, transgender organziations across the country are joining millions of people to go purple for Spirit Day to take a stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth. Check out some of the great organizations showing their purple today below.
LGBT youth and allies take to social media for #spiritday
Today, as millions of individuals stand in solidarity with LGBT youth for the fifth annual Spirit Day, LGBT youth themselves, along with peer allies, are painting social media purple.
VIDEO: LGBT youth share stories with GLAAD about being bullied
The Hetrick-Martin Institute is a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of LGBT youth. GLAAD visited its location in downtown New York City and interviewed LGBT young people about being bullied. They shared their experiences with bullying and how bullying has affected their lives. Watch the video below and see their personal stories: