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Spirit Day Wear Purple

Today Is Spirit Day. Stand Up Against Bullying!

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 10.20.2012 | Gay Voices

Today marks a relatively young, but nonetheless important, annual event: Spirit Day, a day dedicated for standing up against bullying and supporting L...

'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...

Celebrate Spirit Day

Rev. J. Manny Santiago | Posted 12.18.2012 | Religion
Rev. J. Manny Santiago

Tomorrow, God calls us to use our actions to bring about the presence of God among us. I believe that God is calling us to live out a similar relationship as that of the Trinity: a relationship of respect, of equality and of solidarity.

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: Why Purple Clothing Isn't Enough

The Communicator, Community High School Newspaper | Sarah Kerson | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

My outfit for Wednesday, October 20 was picked out weeks in advance. I had my purple J. Crew Sweater and violet imitation-Keds from Urban Outfitters l...

'Spirit Day': Americans Don Purple To Raise Awareness About Anti-Gay Bullying

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Wednesday Oct. 20 is Spirit Day, the day that the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is asking people to "Go Purple" to call attention to the...

'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...