On Thursday, Fox News Reporter Monica Crowley tweeted a homophobic remark regarding the announcement that Georgetown Law School student, birth control advocate, and Rush Limbaugh target Sandra Fluke is engaged.
To commemorate the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) Day of Silence, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and allies worked to raise awareness about anti-LGBT bullying by not speaking. You can see some of the media coverage of the Day of Silence below.
In addition to attending an event in honor of the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, GLAAD encourages transgender individuals, as well as families, friends, and allies to help raise awareness about this important day through social media.
Many celebrities took a stand against bullying and sent a powerful statement to LGBT youth and bullies alike that people should be accepted for who they are and students should be allowed to attend school without fear of being harassed.
Spirit Day is tomorrow, and many celebrities are already participating by wearing purple and sending messages of support to LGBT youth. It's not too late to bring awareness of Spirit Day to your favorite celebrity.