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post #1 of 65 Old 10-20-2010, 06:07 PM Thread Starter
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Not trying to offend anyone or spark any debates, but I just wanted to spread the word about this event (even though it's already mid-day here and getting later in the day in most places, lol)

You may or may not have heard about the recent suicides related to anti-gay bullying in schools. I think there have been about 8 gay teens in the news within just the last couple of months.

A movement began and spread on Tumblr and Facebook, urging everyone to wear purple today, on October 20th, as a show of support against anti-LGBT bullying.

You can see the Facebook event here: Welcome to Facebook

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post #2 of 65 Old 10-20-2010, 06:07 PM
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for sure wearing purple today!

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post #3 of 65 Old 10-20-2010, 06:30 PM
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I hadn't heard about that. I would wear purple except I don't have any . My thoughts will be purple today though. I dispise bullies.

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post #4 of 65 Old 10-20-2010, 06:37 PM
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Got my purple!
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post #5 of 65 Old 10-20-2010, 07:30 PM
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I don't own any purple but I have purple nails and wearing a shirt thats black but has purple on it. =)
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post #6 of 65 Old 10-20-2010, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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Aww, thank you guys so much for the suppport =)
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post #7 of 65 Old 10-21-2010, 04:32 PM
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I wore purple yesterday!

It was spirt week at my school and many people opted to wear purple instead of wacky wednesday!
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post #8 of 65 Old 10-21-2010, 04:52 PM
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I only found out about the purple day yesterday in school so I didn't get a chance to wear any :( And its soo sad about all the suicides...

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post #9 of 65 Old 10-21-2010, 04:54 PM
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I wondered why all the teachers were wearing purple today. I guess I know now.

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post #10 of 65 Old 10-21-2010, 05:46 PM
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I wore purple yesterday. I have a sibling and many friends who are gay and I support them in any way I can.
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gay , lesbian , lgbt , october 20 , purple

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