Day of Pink

April 8th marks the International Day of Pink. It is a day where communities across the country, and across the world, can unite to celebrate diversity and raise awareness to stop homophobic, transphobic, and all forms of bullying. The International Day of Pink began in Nova Scotia when two heterosexual high school students witnessed a gay student wearing […]

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Spirit Day

SPIRIT DAY began in 2010 as a way to show support for LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying. Following a string of high-profile suicide deaths of gay teens in 2010, GLAAD worked to involve millions of teachers, workplaces, celebrities, media outlets and students in going purple on social media or wearing purple, a color […]

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LGBT Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. In the United States the last Sunday in June was initially […]

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