- This event has passed.
LGBTQ+ youth disproportionately face bullying and harassment because of their identities.
Each year, millions wear purple for Spirit Day, an event supporting LGBTQ+ youth against bullying. Pledging to “go purple” on Spirit Day is a way for everyone to visibly show solidarity with youth and to take part in the largest, most visible LGBTQ+ anti-bullying campaign in the world.
Identity encourages you to support Spirit Day on Oct. 21 in the following ways:
- Wear purple!
- Check out Identity’s youth and parenting resources.
- Share your story by filling out this short form!
- Talk to LGBTQ+ youth about joining peer support groups like Q-Club.
- Contact your local middle or high school and find out if there is a Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club that is active and supported.
- Choosing Our Roots supports homeless LGBTQ+ youth in Alaska. Consider making a donation, check out their wish list, or volunteer!
- Become an LGBTQ+ affirming foster parent and provide youth the safety and security they need.
Visit GLAAD’s website to learn more about Spirit Day and to add your name to pledge against bullying.