Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.
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Yahoo! really went all out for Spirit Day. Beyond going purple on Facebook and Twitter, Yahoo! asked employees to do the same and featured a blog post about Spirit Day on the Yahoo! OMG Blog, in which they tout the features of Spirit Day from its youth-inspired roots to its star studded power.
It's not just daytime TV that's celebrating Spirit Day. Purple will be popping up all over primetime and late night TV as well, and here's where you can find it!
Daytime television's brightest stars were among the millions of Americans who wore purple for Spirit Day 2011. In doing so, they sent a powerful message of support to LGBT youth and took an important stand against bullying.
The big cast of Teen Nick's hit show Degrassi has gone above and beyond for Spirit Day this year, sharing a ton of photos of cast members in their favorite purple duds.
This morning, Craig Casey, Jr., an openly gay track athlete and writer sat down for a Spirit Day interview with Ron Corning of WFAA-8, the local ABC affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. Thanks to both Craig and Ron for wearing purple on Spirit Day!
El Día del Espíritu se aproxima y el equipo de Medios en Español de GLAAD quisiera invitarte a alzar la voz. Cuéntanos cómo lograste a superar una situación difícil relacionada a la aceptación. Queremos destacar las historias presentadas en nuestro blog para el Día del Espíritu. ¡Anímate! Participa para amplificar las historias de la comunidad LGBT y sus aliados.
Spirit Day is quickly approaching and GLAAD’s Spanish-Language Media Team invites you share your stories of how you overcame a difficult situation related to acceptance. We plan to highlight some of the submitted stories on GLAAD Blog the week leading up to and after Spirit Day on October 20. Providing your stories will help amplify the stories of LGBT and ally voices of color that often go unheard.
Biola University is working to create a policy regarding transgender individuals, as current university literature on sexuality does not reference those who identify themselves as the opposite gender.
Jon Huntsman's three daughters, the conservative pundit S.E. Cupp, and a number of other young media industry figures have joined "Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry," a same-sex marriage advocacy group.
Fourteen percent more Pennsylvanians support gay marriage than 18 months ago, according to Public Policy Polling survey results released Wednesday.
After over 13 hours of testimony conducted over three separate days during February and March, the Lincoln County Board of Education last week voted to terminate Guyan Valley Middle School teacher Kelli Burns.
Looking for clues about the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court vote on gay marriage? Check out California's past.
In the 18 months since Mitch Mayne became executive secretary of his San Francisco Mormon church, attendance has expanded from an unlikely community: gay and lesbian people and their supporters.
The bill to allow gay weddings in Minnesota has survived several moves by Senate Republicans to block it.
A well-known attorney due to ask the U.S. Supreme Court this month to strike down a California law banning same-sex marriage says the high court may very well present a united front in favor of gay and lesbian rights.