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!

Laverne Cox to trans homecoming queen: You are loved, survive & thrive | 09/25/13

Watch Laverne Cox deliver a message to Cassidy Lynn Campbell and America about trans youth.

National Cathedral teaming up with GLAAD to honor LGBT youth | 09/06/13

To honor the 15th anniversary of Matthew Shepard's death, DC's National Cathedral will host events to honor LGBT youth and young adults.

A special thank you to GLAAD's summer interns | 08/20/13

A round of applause for GLAAD's Summer 2013 interns! Talented thinkers, writers, and activists, these interns joined the GLAAD team in June and have since helped develop our campaigns, events, and programs. As they head back to school in the fall, we wanted to thank these young leaders for their incredible work.

A word that haunts us all | 08/09/13

In 1962 boxer Emile Griffith was in the ring against Benny Paret, when he seemed to explode with anger and pummeled his opponent with such force that, after getting knocked out, Paret died of his injuries. It was eventually revealed that before that some time before the fight Paret had called Griffith a "maricón."

Marcel Neergaard named 'Foot Soldier of the Week' by Melissa Harris-Perry | 06/08/13

Following his MoveOn.org success getting StudentsFirst to rescind its 'education reformer of the year' award from anti-gay Tennessee State Representative John Ragan, Marcel Neergaard was named 'Foot Soldier of the Week' on the Melissa Harris-Perry show.

Robbie Rogers se convierte en el primer atleta gay masculino en un equipo profesional de fútbol | 05/28/13

Robbie Rogers se convierte en el primer atleta gay masculino en un equipo profesional de fútbol.

Rogers hizo un poco de historia en febrero, cuando el futbolista de 25 años de edad, salió del armario al escribir un mensaje sincero en su blog personal, y también anunció su renuncia fuera del juego. En ese momento, Rogers escribió:

Soccer star Robbie Rogers becomes first gay male pro team athlete to play in game | 05/27/13

Robbie Rogers on Sunday became just the second male pro team athlete in the US to be out while active, and the first to ever set foot on the field during his league's season.

A Sad 'Adiós' to Some and a Joyous 'Bienvenido' to Others in 2012 | 12/29/12

In 2012 we bid a sad goodbye to some beloved LGBT Latinos and allies, and welcomed many positive moments, including the coming out of Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz.