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Will you wear purple tomorrow (weds 10/20) ?

http://wn.com/Wear_Purple_on_October_20th,_2010

Too many young people have taken their lives because of anti-gay bullying. While there has been an outpouring of shock and support from public officials in the form of “It Gets Better” messages, we still must address the deeper societal issues driving a culture of relentless bullying – and we must send a strong message that such a culture is unacceptable.

To help send that message, we’ll be participating in a day of remembrance this Wednesday, October 20, by wearing purple. The idea for the event originated online, and nearly one million people are already participating on Facebook.

 
parrishsky

Asked by parrishsky at 6:40 PM on Oct. 19, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Yes, I will. In fact, I think I will go through my girls' dressers and find purple clothing for them, too.


    Thanks for the reminder!

    jsbenkert

    Answer by jsbenkert at 6:49 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Purple is sooooo not my color, but I'm going to wear it anyway :)
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 6:42 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Of coarse! I'll love to take part in this.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 6:47 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • I will
    horsesteelers

    Answer by horsesteelers at 6:47 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Then THAT is great parrish! Bullying is a HORRIBLE thing that can affect anyone!! Bullying REALLY needs to be cracked down on!!

    momof030404

    Answer by momof030404 at 7:21 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Thanks for posting, I wasn't aware. I am not sure if I have any purple... I'll try though.
    beckcorc

    Answer by beckcorc at 8:26 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Lol I get voted down because I choose to wear whatever color in my closet? Yes issues like this are important, but they are not how I plan my wardrobe.
    Razelda

    Answer by Razelda at 8:26 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Of course I'll wear purple, I was planning to anyway for the same reason...
    donnareedonLSD

    Answer by donnareedonLSD at 10:49 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • I would, but in all honesty...I don't think that I have one purple item of clothing in my entire wardrobe, lol. You'd think with all of the clothes I have, I'd have something purple, but nothing comes to mind. However, if I do find something...I'll wear it. :)
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 10:50 PM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • indeed. I heard it was Pink too. :)
    Chell.o_0

    Answer by Chell.o_0 at 6:43 PM on Oct. 19, 2010