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Facebook, COO Sheryl Sandberg go purple to stand against bullying on #SpiritDay

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Head of Diversity & Inclusion Sara Sperling, and colleagues at Facebook’s headquarters and offices around the world participated in Spirit Day today by wearing purple to speak out against bullying and support LGBT youth!

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October 18, 2012

Facebook launches new bullying awareness resource and video, kicks off participation in #SpiritDay 10/19

Just one day before participating in Spirit Day, Facebook launched a new bullying prevention resource page and a new video for Bullying Prevention Month.
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Facebook, Tumblr and other tech companies to go purple with GLAAD on #SpiritDay

Facebook, Tumblr and Yahoo are among other tech companies joining millions of Americans on 10/19 and going purple and standing against bullying on Spirit Day.
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NBA, WNBA, MLS, Reuters building join millions going purple for #SpiritDay, 10/19

The National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Women’s Basketball Association (WNBA), Major League Soccer (MLS), the New York Stock Exchange, Times Square and Facebook will join hundreds of celebrities, corporations, news outlets and schools, as well as millions of Americans in wearing purple for Spirit Day on October 19 in a stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBT youth.

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#SpiritDay: 19 Days of Action to Stand Up to Bullying - Day 1

This year, GLAAD is counting down to Spirit Day with 19 Days of Action – quick and easy steps you can take each day to help stand up to bullying. Find out how you can take a stand against bullying and show your support for LGBT youth.

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Chick-fil-a Kiss In: A Conversation with Carly McGehee

The recent revelation of Chick-fil-a’s $2,000,000 worth of anti-LGBT donations has sparked various actions against the company. GLAAD was able to talk with Carly McGehee, organizer of the National Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-a.

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Facebook adds new timeline icons for married same-sex couples

Facebook has rolled out a new feature providing additional recognition for its users who are married to a person of the same sex. Now these users who have indicated on their Facebook timeline that they are married will be recognized by new same-sex marriage icons, rather than the marriage icon used for straight married couples.
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June 4, 2012

Facebook, first social media company honored at #glaadawards, shares touching stories of LGBT users

This Saturday at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, Facebook received a Special Recognition Award for its work to create a welcoming space for LGBT people. Facebook became the first social media network to receive a GLAAD Media Award.

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May 31, 2012

Facebook to be the first social media company honored at the #glaadawards

Facebook will be the first-ever social media network to receive a GLAAD Media Award when it's honored with a Special Recognition Award at the GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco this Saturday.

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