Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a day when we honor the lives of those who were lost to acts of anti-transgender violence.As part of bringing attention to the violence that largely impacts transgender women of color, MTV News, Logo, and MTV Act shared graphics and information about TDOR on social media, and directed their followers to resources about being transgender as part of their "Look Different" campaign.
The Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox lit the iconic Empire State Building purple for Spirit Day. This is the first time that the world's most famous office building went purple for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying.
Viacom and its channels, including MTV, Logo TV, VH1, TV Land, BET, Tr3s, Comedy Central, and CMT, thoroughly rocked purple on air and off for LGBT youth in a strong stand against bullying for GLAAD's Spirit Day yesterday.
Viacom -- its channels including MTV, Logo, and VH1 -- and stars like Laverne Cox will show their support for LGBT youth on Spirit Day, with the help of groundbreaking advocates Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan this Thursday. It will be hard to miss Viacom's "spirit" on October 16.