October 15, 2015

CNBC hosts go purple on #SpiritDay!

Network supports Spirit Day by going purple and supporting LGBT youth.
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VIDEO: CNBC educates Gov. Rick Perry on the fact that gay people cannot be 'changed'

Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) appeared on CNBC this morning and responded to his recent comparison of gay people to alcoholics. In the process, the former presidential candidate made everything worse by making inaccurage claims about the LGBT community, and also by creeping me out.

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CNBC notes GLAAD's actions and growing pressure in defense of Brunei's LGBT community

The nation of Brunei has received much scrutiny in recent weeks for a new law that will encourage physical punishments, such as lashing and stoning, for women and for people who are LGBT. Today, CNBC reported on the continued pressure being placed on hotels in California owned by Brunei's Sultan.

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CEO of Marriott writes for CNBC: Businesses can't afford inequality

Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, today wrote for CNBC on the importance of businesses supporting the LGBT community and standing for inclusivity in both internal policies and external advocacy.

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Comcast, NBCUniversal celebrate #SpiritDay by going purple to support LGBT youth

Comcast and NBCUniversal went purple yesterday to spread the word about SpiritDay to show support for LGBT youth and stand against bullying. Stars from NBCUniversal networks and shows, as well as NBCUniversal employees, sported purple and shared Spirit Day on air and through social media.

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October 17, 2013

CNBC goes Spirit Day purple for fourth year!

CNBC employees, anchors and reporters are wearing purple today in honor of Spirit Day. The network is sending a message of support to LGBT youth for the fourth year in a row.
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Morning shows broadcast in purple for #SpiritDay

Morning shows across networks broadcast their support for Spirit Day today, taking a stand against bullying and showing their support for LGBT youth. From ABC's 'Good Morning America,' NBC's 'TODAY,' to CNN's 'New Day,' CNBC, and VH1's 'Big Morning Buzz,' anchors put on their purple and leant their support to what's become the largest, most visible anti-bullying campaign in the country.

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