Purple Day!

Purple Day!

Aaron Able
Oct 20, 2010

We're showing our support for the anti-bullying initiative Apartment Therapy style — with a super purple roundup of our past purple posts!

from left to right, top to bottom

The Bachelor Party by Patrick J. Hamilton
Purple Things That I Don't Hate
Purple Rooms That I Don't Hate
Housewares Color of the Year? Purple!
Purple Rooms That I Don't Hate Part 3
Color Combo: Orange, Meet Purple
Roundup: Purple Reign
Purple! Violet! Plum! Aubergine!
Purple Accents & Accessories for the Home
A Yellow, Black & Purple Modern Room
Ready for Purple? Tons of Purple Inspiration
Color Combo: Warm Purple with Wood Tones
Purple Rooms That I Don't Hate Part 2
Purple, Yellow & Beige: Fabergé in Montreal
Purple Reign: Purple Trend is Strong for Fall!
Color Combo: Purple, Green, and Blue

From GLAAD:

The idea behind Spirit Day, first created by teenager Brittany McMillan earlier this month, is a simple one, not dissimilar to the idea of "Spirit Week" held in many high schools, and can be summed up in three words: Everyone Rally Together.

Spirit Day honors the teenagers who had taken their own lives in recent weeks. But just as importantly, it's also a way to show the hundreds of thousands of LGBT youth who face the same pressures and bullying, that there is a vast community of people who support them.

Purple symbolizes 'spirit' on the rainbow flag, a symbol for LGBT Pride that was created by Gilbert Baker in 1978.

As one of the event's Facebook pages says: "This event is not a seminar nor is it a rally. There is NO meeting place. All you have to do is wear purple."

Wearing purple on October 20 is a simple way to show the world that you stand by these courageous young people and a simple way to stand UP to the bullies. Remember those lives we've tragically lost, and show your solidarity with those who are still fighting. 'Go Purple' today!

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