What is Spirit Day?
(via gladd)Millions of Americans wear purple on Spirit Day as a sign of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth and to speak out against bullying. Spirit Day was started in 2010 by teenager Brittany McMillan as a response to the young people who had taken their own lives. Observed annually on October 20, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, media professionals and celebrities wear purple, which symbolizes spirit on the rainbow flag. Getting involved is easy -- participants are asked to simply "go purple" on October 20 as we work to create a world in which LGBT teens are celebrated and accepted for who they are. Learn more & go purple at www.glaad.org/spiritday.
~In support of spirit day, I made a purple neck and head wrap to giveaway! These knit wraps are super versitale and perfect for some freaky fall weather!! This scraf /wrap was made from 100% recycled scraps; vintage , new and re-purposed. All one needs to do to in order to enter to win is go PURPLE TODAY!!!!! That means wear purple and enter, Post about spirit day somewheres in the social media mecca!!!! leave a comment and let me know about it! If you do It multiple times on multiple places you can enter multiple times! I will post the winner tomorrow!
~As some of you might know, This is our first year in any sort of real school situation and I must admit the issues around bullying are baffling and terrifying to say the least. It seems such like an incredible waste of time that creates tremendous loss, yet it is real and grows. The bullying seems to exist in an ( or what should be)altered state of reality where logic is incommunicable and the pack mentality rules. I believe LBGT are the hardest hit by these malicious packs, but all are impacted by the negativity; It darkens our cultural soul. Somehow we as a society need to eradicate the ignorance and cruelty that pervades our culture and engulfs our children.
I would like to mention the it gets better project ....It is helping the helpless and making change happen. IF you have never heard of it go there and take the pledge, give your support, and spread the word!!
*******And now my new favorite star will make us smile...MILES JAI HERE~!!!...