Spirit Day

October 22, 2014

Los Angeles schools get LGBT affirmation district wide for #spiritday

The most important part of Spirit Day, GLAAD's annual worldwide stand against anti-LGBT bullying, is youth. This year, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) set the bar high for getting students and the folks who work with them to go purple.

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GLAAD @ Work: #spiritday, LGBT immigrants, anti-bullying in the African-American community, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
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VIDEO: Laverne Cox lights the Empire State Building purple for #spiritday

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.

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October 17, 2014

Late night TV goes purple for #spiritday

Late night hosts wore purple yesterday in support of Spirit Day. Several of them joined millions of people who took a stand against bullying and sent a message of support to LGBT youth.

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: GLAAD leads millions in a stand against bullying for #spiritday

Millions of people all across the world joined GLAAD in 'going purple' for Spirit Day in a united stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBT youth.

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iHeartRadio goes purple for #spiritday

iHeartRadio decorated their entire website in purple by changing their header and the skin of the website. They made their logo purple to show support as well.

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October 16, 2014

Red Band Society's Griffin Gluck goes purple for #spiritday

Griffin Gluck who plays Charlie on FOX's Red Band Society, took a stand against bullying and recorded a message of support to LGBT youth for Spirit Day.

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MSNBC is dedicated to #spiritday; hosts Twitter chat with GLAAD President

MSNBC took part in Spirit Day all day long with on-air segments dedicated to Spirit Day in addition to a popular Twitter chat with GLAAD's President, several articles, and op-eds.

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