The Reds join with Major League Baseball and organizations around the world to support Spirit Day on October 15. Spirit Day is a worldwide, largely social media-based effort to take a stand against bullying, and especially against actions targeting LGBTQ youth. Bullying, in all its forms, has become an epidemic in our communities, our schools, and on social media. Those who identify as LGBTQ experience a disproportionately higher rate of bullying and harassment than any other group.
For Spirit Day, the Reds encourage fans to “go purple” in support of this initiative by posting photos on social media tagged with #SpiritDay and using the Spirit Day virtual background below. We hope you also encourage your friends, family and co-workers to participate in what has become the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world!