Stonewall Community Foundation's REVEL party to award major gifts, support Spirit Day
At REVEL, Stonewall Community Foundation will be presenting $15,000 in grants, raised by the Stonewall Quarter Share membership, towards uplifting community organizations in New York City.
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.
PHOTOS & VID: GLAAD and NASDAQ start new day for LGBT youth
"How appropriate it is that we conclude this 24 hours of standing up for LGBT youth - Spirit Day 2014 - not at the end of a day, but at the beginning of a new one. "
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.