#SpiritDay Wants You To Go Purple In Support of LGBTQ Youth

by Yvette Montoya

Even with the slight gains, LGBTQ people have made in the United States, each year 8 out of 10 LGBT students are still harassed at school and 63.5% of students who reported harassment said the school did nothing or told them to ignore it. GLAAD’s campaign is designed to show visible support for LGBTQ youth and for everyone to make the pledge to take a stand against bullying by speaking out and by wearing purple. As this administration continues to roll back rights and protections for LGBTQ people, it more important than ever that everyone actively be allies that work...

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