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

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

Anti-gay activists oppose rainbow flag at Tennessee University | 10/07/13

A rainbow flag with stripes and stars has created a controversy at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.

Higher risk of suicide among bisexual teenagers | 10/07/13

A new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health shows a higher risk of  suicidal thoughts and behavior in bisexual  teenagers and teens who identify as "mostly gay". 

First Universalist Church of Youngstown hosts annual Coming Out Day | 10/07/13

WKBN in Youngstown Ohio Reports: Organizers said they welcome LGBT community members to join the church.

Ke$ha brings her glittery shine to #SpiritDay | 10/05/13

Ke$ha is sticking up for LGBT youth and taking a stand against the haters.

GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, October 4, 2013 | 10/04/13

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

GLAAD Link, your daily round-up of LGBT news - October 2, 2013 | 10/02/13

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

The Atlantic Wire: Marriage equality "very likely" in New Jersey, "moderately likely" in Virginia, and "not likely" in Mississippi | 10/02/13

Since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in July Marriage Equality has been moving along state by state. Currently, thirteen states have Marriage Equality with another eighteen states with active cases supporting marriage equality.

NASCAR holding Nelson Piquet Jr. accountable for gay slur | 10/02/13

Nationwide Series driver Nelson Piquet Jr. is being punished by NASCAR for using gay slur during an Instagram comment exchange.