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Today is #SpiritDay. Did you know 82% of students report being verbally harassed in school because of their sexual orientation? Did you know 64% of students report being verbally harassed in school because of their gender identity? People all over the world wear purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBTQ youth. Started on Tumblr and observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple, which symbolizes ‘spirit’ on the rainbow flag. Getting involved is easy: just wear purple on October 17th and turn your blogs, Facebook and Twitter profile pics purple using the app for iPhone and Android to help create a world in which LGBT youth are celebrated and accepted for who they are. Upload photos of you wearing purple with the hashtag #SpiritDay to Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+!
Get more graphics, apps, and ways to take action to stand up to bullying at http://glaad.org/spiritday

Today is #SpiritDay. Did you know 82% of students report being verbally harassed in school because of their sexual orientation? Did you know 64% of students report being verbally harassed in school because of their gender identity? People all over the world wear purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBTQ youth. Started on Tumblr and observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple, which symbolizes ‘spirit’ on the rainbow flag. Getting involved is easy: just wear purple on October 17th and turn your blogs, Facebook and Twitter profile pics purpleĀ using the app for iPhone and Android to help create a world in which LGBT youth are celebrated and accepted for who they are. Upload photos of you wearing purple with the hashtag #SpiritDay to Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+!

Get more graphics, apps, and ways to take action to stand up to bullying at http://glaad.org/spiritday

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