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Spirit Day Purple

Weeklings!: The 7 Purple LGBT Icons (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 12.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2013-10-22-Screenshot20131021at8.30.41PM.pngCan you name the seven purple LGBT icons? Your gay pride (and Liz Taylor's) depends on it.

WATCH: Why You Should Wear Purple Today

OWN | Posted 10.17.2013 | OWN

The millions of people who chose to wear purple today -- October 17, Spirit Day -- are taking a stand against bullying and showing support for lesbian...

Why You Should Wear Purple Tomorrow

Marcel Neergaard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Marcel Neergaard

By wearing purple on October 17, you are standing with millions of people against bullying and supporting LGBT youth for Spirit Day. For kids like me it's more than purple shirts -- it's not feeling alone.

'Weeklings!': Happy Spirit Day! (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Oct. 19 is Spirit Day, that wonderful fall day where gays and their allies wear purple. Are you wearing purple today? Well, allow me to tell you where that purpleness comes from, historically!

What Spirit Day Means To Me

Brittany McMillan | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Brittany McMillan

Today, a closeted peer can look around a room and see all the people who will support his or her decision to come out. A bullied student can see the people who will not stand by without intervening. As we wear purple today, we give a visual of all the love and support we have to offer.

Sports Stars, Celebs And U.S. Landmarks Plan 'Unprecedented Show' Of LGBT Youth Support

Posted 10.18.2012 | Gay Voices

Players from all major professional sports leagues will be joining a number of Hollywood A-listers and even some prominent U.S. landmarks in "going pu...

Spirit Day: Wear Purple And Make A Difference In Someone's Life

Shane Bitney Crone | Posted 12.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Shane Bitney Crone

As a teenager who was once ashamed to be gay and afraid to speak up for himself, I know that an event like Spirit Day can make all the difference for someone. By wearing purple, LGBT supporters of all sexual orientations and gender identities can send a powerful message.

Why I'm Standing With LGBTQ Youth On Spirit Day And Beyond

Janet Mock | Posted 12.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Janet Mock

I'm a Spirit Day Ambassador for the same reason that I shared my story of growing up as a young trans girl: Only by amplifying our voices and sharing our truth, in its wide array of brilliant colors, do we learn to accept and embrace one another. I urge you to wear purple Oct. 19.

'Spirit Day': 'The View' Ladies Wear Purple To Show Support For Gay Teens (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The ladies of "The View" each wore an item of purple clothing today to denounce the recent rash of anti-gay bullying incidents that resulted in the su...