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!
Facebook launches new bullying awareness resource and video, kicks off participation in #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.
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.
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.
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.
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.