Para el Día del Espíritu de este año se contará con la participación de más celebridades latinas que en años anteriores, haciendo llegar a países fuera de Estados Unidos el mensaje de aceptación y respeto para jóvenes LGBT y en contra del acoso y hostigamiento.
This year’s Spirit Day participants will include more Latino celebrities than in previous years, spreading the message of support for LGBT youth and against bullying is spreading beyond the U.S. borders.
The United Church of Christ sent a message to encourage its congregations and members to go purple for Spirit Day. With just over one million members, that makes the UCC the largest religious group to go purple for Spirit Day.
Conservative political commentator Ann Coulter decided last night to make a joke about family rejection of LGBT youth. If you disagree with Coulter and want to stand with the millions who support and embrace LGBT young people then join us for Spirit Day on October 19 and go purple today on Facebook and Twitter.
Spirit Day isn’t until this Friday, but many churches used their weekend worship to kick off Ally Week, leading up to Spirit Day. Last Sunday, GLAAD challenged participants to ask their place of worship to go purple. So far, over 50 religious organizations and congregations have signed on to participate in Spirit Day, and many got the ball rolling over the weekend.
More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.