Bil Browning

Wear purple tomorrow to support LGBT youth!

Filed By Bil Browning | October 19, 2010 2:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: anti-gay bullying, gay teen suicides, GLAAD, Spirit Day, youth suicide

Wednesday is Spirit Day! Teenager Brittany McMillan came up with the idea and it quickly took Facebook by storm as thousands of people signed up to wear purple tomorrow to honor the LGBT youth who've recently died after being bullied. Now GLAAD is stepping up to assist McMillan to spread the word:

spiritday200x200.jpgHow can you help show your support for the teens who took their lives because of anti-LGBT bullying?

  1. Wear purple on Wednesday, October 20!
  2. Twitter pic: Click here to turn your Twitter profile pic purple now through October 20
  3. Facebook pic: Click here to create a purple version of your Facebook profile pic - Then look for the purple photo in a new photo album called "Twibbons," click on the purple photo, and click "Make Profile Picture." Works best on square profile pictures.
  4. On Wednesday, post this tweet: I'm wearing purple to end anti-LGBT bullying - make your profile pic purple today #SpiritDay
  5. On Wednesday, post this Facebook status: I'm wearing purple today to support LGBT youth - make your profile pic purple today for Spirit Day at

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Got mine on! :)

Thanks for helping get this out, Bil! :)