ADVISORY, Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
GLAAD, the world’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate Spirit Day. Occurring annually on the third Thursday in October, Spirit Day inspires people to wear purple to show support for LGBT youth and to take a stand against bullying.
In honor of the occasion, Sarah Kate Ellis, Chief Executive Officer and President will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, October 15, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
GLAAD Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBT acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love. For more information, please visit http://www.glaad.org or connect with GLAAD on Facebook and Twitter.
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