Talent from FOX shows and FOX networks itself went purple today to take a stand against bullying and to pledge support of LGBTQ youth! Check out the highlights here!
FOX staff took a picture in their Spirit Day outfits!
Talent from FOX shows also showed their support!
— FOX (@FOXTV) October 15, 2020
— CallMeKat (@CallMeKatFOX) October 16, 2020
— Ken Jeong (@kenjeong) October 15, 2020
— Fernanda Andrade (@FernandaAndrade) October 15, 2020
— Keiko Agena (@KeikoAgena) October 15, 2020
Today, 10/15 is #SpiritDay A day in which many come together stand against bullying and show support for LGBTQ youth. Join me today, wear purple, post purple, or take the pledge.
— Gerardo Celasco (@gerardocelasco) October 15, 2020
— Eve Harlow (@eveharlow) October 15, 2020
About Spirit Day
Each year, millions go purple for GLAAD’s Spirit Day to support LGBTQ youth in a united stand against bullying. Started in 2010 by high school student Brittany McMillan in response to numerous young LGBTQ lives lost to suicide, Spirit Day now draws the participation of celebrities, schools, faith institutions, national landmarks, corporations, media outlets, sports leagues, and advocates around the world, all joining together to stand against bullying and support LGBTQ youth.
Presenting partners Delta Air Lines, Kellogg Company, and Target, official partners Amazon, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development and the New York City Council, and Skittles, as well as community partners Kirkland & Ellis, NBA & WNBA will all participate in 2020 Spirit Day.
In 2020, Spirit Day takes on a renewed importance due to the unprecedented challenges facing LGBTQ youth. This year, many LGBTQ youth are beginning the school year at home and are unable to attend in-person meetings of Gay-Straight Alliances, Gender-Sexuality Alliances or on-campus college LGBTQ organizations. Some LGBTQ youth may be confined to a home environment that may be unsupportive or abusive. Calls to The Trevor Project’s hotline for LGBTQ youth have at times more than doubled since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
This year, Spirit Day is on October 15, 2020. Take the Spirit Day pledge to show LGBTQ youth you’ve got their backs at glaad.org/spiritday. Follow @GLAAD on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to keep up to date with #SpiritDay news.