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Day of Pink 2016


Spectrum celebrated International Day of Pink on April 13 with face paint, ribbons, custom T-shirts, and rainbow treats. This year's activities were part of Spirit Week, with the entire school wearing pink to show support in getting out the anti-bullying message.

International Day of Pink is a day where communities across the country, and across the world, can unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobic, transphobic & all forms of bullying.  

The International Day of Pink was started in Nova Scotia when 2 straight high school students saw a gay student wearing a pink shirt being bullied. The 2 students intervened, but wanted to do more to prevent homophobic & transphobic bullying. They decided to purchase pink shirts, and a few days later got everyone at school to arrive wearing pink, standing in solidarity. The result was that an entire school stopped homophobic and transphobic bullying. 

The message was clear: anyone can bully, any can be victimized by bullying, but together we can stop it. Wearing a pink shirt doesn't stop bullying – you do.


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