Go Purple on October 17th for #SpiritDay

Thank you for going purple for #SpiritDay on October 17, 2013. You took a stand against bullying and showed LGBT youth that you support them.

Now that you wore purple for #SpiritDay, find more ways you can take a stand against bullying!

Check out other ways you can help support LGBT youth. Some of our partners tell us how youth, adults, or both can take action beyond Spirit Day. Take action now >>

You can still turn your profile picture purple for #SpiritDay on Facebook or Twitter, or download the "Go Purple for #SpiritDay App powered by Toyota Financial Services" for iPhone or Android to turn your pics purple and share with friends.

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#SpiritDay 2013

Celebrities Support #SpiritDay

Save the date: Spirit Day 2014 will be held Thursday, October 16, 2014!

Why #SpiritDay is important: Long-term effects of bullying | 10/15/13

A new study has demonstrated the long-term effects of bullying and the importance of anti-bullying programs, such as Spirit Day, when millions of people will wear purple to oppose bullying and stand in solidarity with LGBT youth.

PACER's is going purple for #SpiritDay, and empowering youth to lead bullying prevention | 10/15/13

Launched on October 1st, PACER's WE WILL Generation is a program designed to inspire student to student engagement to lead the bullying prevention movement, and calls all students to speak out against bullying and make a positive change in their communities.

GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, October 15, 2013 | 10/15/13

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Uganda threatens to ban charities supporting LGBT rights - Gay Star News

Join POPSUGAR Moms and GLAAD for anti-bullying Google Hangout on #SpiritDay | 10/15/13

The mothers at POPSUGAR Moms are partnering with Google and GLAAD to host a Google Hangout on October 17th devoted to learning about bullying and the best methods to foster safe and tolerant communities and schools.

MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, UFC, WNBA, WWE and athletes score big for #SpiritDay | 10/15/13

Who's got spirit for Spirit Day? MLB, MLS, NBA, WNBA, NFL, NHL, UFC, and WWE, that's who.

American Apparel sets up shop for #SpiritDay, offers 10% off to go purple | 10/14/13

For the second year in a row, American Apparel has launched an online Spirit Day store in support of LGBT youth and as part of the international, united stand against bullying taking place on Thursday, October 17th.

GLSEN is going purple on October 17 for #SpiritDay, leading up to #AllyWeek | 10/14/13

GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) is going purple on October 17 for Spirit Day to stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth, just before the start of Ally Week.

VIDEO: Marcel Neergaard wants you to go purple for #SpiritDay | 10/14/13

Marcel Neergaard, the 11 year-old boy who elevated the plight of LGBT bullying in Tennessee, has released a video, encouraging you to go purple for Spirit Day.

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