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!

Despite Vandalism, NC State University's GLBT Center is Participating in Spirit Day | 10/19/11

In spite of a recent act of vandalism, North Carolina State University's GLBT Center is coming together and taking a stance against bullying by participating in Spirit Day.

CNBC sets the bar high for cable networks 'going purple' in support of LGBT youth this Spirit Day | 10/19/11

Business giant CNBC will go purple for Spirit Day on 10/20.

¿Latino y LGBT? Cuéntanos tu Historia Para el Día del Espíritu Este Jueves | 10/18/11

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.

Join Spirit Day This Thursday, Tell Us Your Story About Being an LGBT Latino/a | 10/18/11

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.

Celebrating GLSEN's Ally Week | 10/18/11

The importance of GLSEN's Ally Week is that it gives those of us who work within the movement for LGBT equality a chance to acknowledge and recognize the crucial work of straight allies in our efforts.

Religious Voices Support Spirit Day | 10/18/11

Support for Spirit Day has come from many places, including religious people and communities.

The Power of Youth | 10/18/11

This weekend, in a demonstration of the power of youth, hundreds of young people gathered in Los Angeles for the 19th annual Models of Pride Conference – a free conference focusing on lesbian, gay, bi, transgender and questioning youth and their allies.

Conan, MTV, Sundance Channel, LOGO and millions more join GLAAD in going purple for Spirit Day | 10/17/11

As part of National Bullying Prevention Month, GLAAD recently launched its latest PSA video series Amply Your Voice, which features a number of celebrities and youth speaking out against anti-LGBT bullying. Produced in partnership with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the PSAs feature personal stories of young people from the New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center’s Youth Enrichment (YES) Program.