Spirit Day

VIDEO: "Hear Me Now" documentary emphasizes severity of bullying in US schools

Featuring testimonials and reenactments, Hear Me Now highlights the fact that 13 million children are bullied every year in the United States. One out of four students are bullied during the school year, and of the students bullied, only 36% report it. The film strives to amplify the voices of these students.

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October 2, 2015
by GLAAD

Disney ABC Television Group and ESPN announce bullying prevention campaign

As Spirit Day approaches, Disney ABC Television Group and ESPN announce campaign to help end bullying. Learn more.

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WATCH: Video about bullying spotlights challenges LGBT teens face

Watch this video to hear the stories of victims of bullying and take a stand on #SpiritDay!

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GLAAD launches annual countdown to #SpiritDay on October 15

Today, GLAAD launched the official countdown to Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world aimed at accelerating acceptance of LGBT youth.
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Interview: Brittany McMillan talks 2 Billion Under 20

Spirit Day founder Brittany McMillan speaks to GLAAD about her involvement with the new book, 2 Billion Under 20, and her plans for this year's Spirit Day.

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April 21, 2015

Thomas Roberts to be honored at #glaadawards in NY, 5/9

Emmy-nominated journalist Thomas Roberts will be honored at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, it was announced today.

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Kerry Washington to receive Vanguard Award at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards #glaadawards

GLAAD announced it will honor Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actress Kerry Washington at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on March 21, 2015.

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Ten Big Accomplishments in Spanish-Language and Latino Media in 2014

At GLAAD we're often asked how LGBT equality is doing in Latino USA and in Spanish-speaking countries. The answer isn't simple, not a thumbs up or thumbs down. It's instead complex, just like the world in which we live. We've seen many setbacks but also some wins. Let's take a minute to celebrate the good high points, because there were lots of them. Here's our top ten list of moments that mattered in Spanish-Language media in 2014.

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November 13, 2014

Candlelight vigil against bullying coming up in Georgia

The "Candlelight Vigil Against Bullying, Jealousy, Hatefulness and for Love & Peace" will be happening on Saturday in Rome, Georgia.

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