On Thursday (October 15), celebrities and corporations took to societal websites as part of GLAAD’s yearly nationwide effort, Spirit Day, to have a stand against bullying and reveal support for LGBTQ youth from moving purple. Taking to Instagram, Lionel Richie shared several reassuring words of service.
“For most of my young folks out there: it is ok to be that you are! Regardless of your background, race, faith, ability, sexual orientation, or sex identity!” He composed and an extra message which read,”Your Character is the power. Pick to adopt your differences”
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Based on GLAAD, 70 percentage of LGBTQ students have reported they have been plagued. Statistics further show that almost half LGBTQ students have reported that encounters of being cyberbullied while 1 3 childhood have reported they have been physically abused or endangered. These problems are exacerbated for young folks of colour who encounter discrimination and racial inequality.
Other actors joined the telephone, such as Jordin Sparks.
“nobody should be bullied for that they are! )” She composed on Twitter. “I left the toast & you can also! Support LGBTQ Youth by accepting the pledge. #SpiritDay”
Sen. Kamala Harris added,”to each of LGBTQ+ childhood that are facing harassment and bullying, know you deserve to get appreciated and accepted just because you’re.”
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