The recent rash of teen suicides has put a harsh spotlight on anti-gay bullying. It's a problem throughout the world, as evidenced by today's story about the Ugandan newspaper that published 100 pictures of gays and lesbians in the country and called for their hanging.
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has dubbed today Spirit Day. The advocacy group is asking people to wear purple to show support for gay youth and "stand UP to the bullies."
Here's your "Be A Hero" challenge for today: [See link]