Did You Go Purple For #SpiritDay? | A brave faith

TODAY, the third Thursday in October, is Spirit Day, when millions of people wear purple and change their social media profile pictures to help create a world in which lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people are celebrated and accepted for who they are.What is Spirit Day?Spirit Day is an annual day held on the third Thursday of October when millions speak out against  bullying to show their support for LGBT youth. GONE TOO SOON: (Clockwise from top left: Asher Brown, Billy Lucas, Justin Aaberg, Tyler Clementi, and Seth Walsh. IMAGE: advocate.comIt began in 2010 when Canadian high school student Brittany McMillan created  the response to a series of news reports of young people in the USA who took their own lives because of homophobic bullying.

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