LeAnn Rimes, Sterling K. Brown, Ted Danson, Ken Jeong, and Tegan & Sara will also be part of the virtual event next week (October 15, 2020). And in association with the gathering, GLAAD chiefs will also be releasing a new LGBTQ-inclusive children’s book, titled Spirit Day: A Book About Spreading Joy.
“From the effects of COVID-19, to the social uprising against racial injustice and police brutality, to the Trump administration’s consistent attacks on LGBTQ people, this year has presented unprecedented challenges and crises, all of which continue to uniquely and disproportionately impact LGBTQ youth,” GLAAD president and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said.
“At a time when LGBTQ youth may be isolating in homes that are not affirming or do not have access to their usual support systems, this year’s Spirit Day is a chance for LGBTQ people and allies to send messages of acceptance and support to LGBTQ youth when they need it most.”
For more information about Spirit Day, check out: https://www.glaad.org/spiritday.