Today, I wear purple…


It’s no secret to those who know me, that purple is my favorite color. I joke that it’s the sole remnant of twelve-year-old girlhood I possess, my love of most shades of purple.

Today I wear it not just because I love it, but to show my support. To LGBT teenagers and adults– to anyone who’s been bullied for being who they are.

I know for so many, it does get better. I want it to continue getting better. I want, when my kids have children of their own, that days like this will be obsolete and they’ll be asking why such a thing was even necessary and be appalled as to the reasons.

I want to help make it better if only by showing, through the color I wear today, that I care.

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