Spirit Day

Transgender girl builds up courage and comes out on Facebook

Mey Rude is a transgender woman. She proudly came out in October 2012 and has never felt happier. Mey's whole life, she never felt like "one of the guys" and always felt uncomfortable being treated like she was a boy. This was a really big step for her because not only did she come out to herself, but she came out on social media as well to let the world know hwho she is.

Guest post: Choose the child who deserves to be bullied

Bullying can take many forms. Intimidation on the playground, workplace harassment and domestic violence are a reality for too many people at some point in their lives. And whatever its source, there are common feelings that unite all of us who have ever been bullied: a real sense of hopelessness, overwhelming defeat and even fear of the future.

By GLAAD |
October 15, 2014

AOL Originals' "True Trans" debuts #spiritday anti-bullying PSA

AOL Originals generously donated the ad space to take a stand against bullying, an epidemic that many young people, particularly LGBT youth, confront regularly. AOL Originals is among an ever-growing list of leading media outlets and corporations that knows equality is a positive, productive investment.

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