Spirit Day was celebrated yesterday (Oct 17th), in America buy people across the United States wearing purple to speak out against bullying and to show support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. The color purple in the rainbow flag symbolizes spirit that’s where the idea to wear purple came from
Brittany McMillian up with idea after several LGBT youth committed suicide as a result of bullying in their school and through social media in 2010. It is observed annually, but individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, media professionals and celebrities.
Some of the Spirit Ambassadors for 2013 included people like Elvis Duran, Laverne Cox, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Kevin Kellner and many more joined the celebrities taking part this year.People was out in full force across New York City, and on the evening news stations as well. Did you wear purple yesterday?