Originally published at: https://community.envato.com/get-involved-with-spirit-day/
Since 2010, millions of people across the globe go purple for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying, and show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Started by GLAAD and observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple, which symbolizes ‘spirit’ on the rainbow flag. This year, the Envato team are participating, and we want YOU to get involved too!
Post an #envato #spiritday photo on Instagram (and win!)
We’re encouraging you to show your support on Instagram using the hashtags #envato #spiritday and by doing so, you’ll be eligible for our Spirit Day contest.
How to Enter
Post a purple themed photo to Instagram and add the hashtags #envato #spiritday to enter. There are four categories for you to theme your entry:
- Most Creative Purple Selfie
- Most Creative Use of Purple Graphic Elements (eg. filters, layers, graphics)
- Most Creative Purple Illustration
- Most Creative Purple Workspace
- USD$50 Envato Market credit,
- USD$50 Envato Studio credit,
- or 3 months premium membership to Envato Tuts+
You don’t have to enter our contest to show your support for #spiritday. Simply tag your social media posts with #spiritday as this is the official global hashtag that GLAAD have created.
Envato are donating to GLAAD for every photo shared
For every eligible photo you enter into the competition, we’ll donate $1 to GLAAD, up to a maximum of $2000. So get sharing and remember to use #envato #spiritday! You can make your own one off donation directly to GLAAD by visiting this link.
Showcasing beautiful purple items on Envato Market
We’re showing off our favourite purple Envato Market items, hand selected especially for Spirit Day. Check out the collection here.
Spirit Day themed content on Envato Tuts+
Envato Tuts+ is also getting in on the action with purple preview images for Spirit Day, as well as publishing some Spirit Day specific content. Go read:
How Tech Firms are Becoming More Diverse by Changing the Way They Recruit
How to Create a Furry, Purple Spirit Day Mascot in Adobe Photoshop
Design a Spirit Day Seamless Pattern in Adobe Illustrator
How Game Developers Can and Do Support the LGBT Community
If you have questions about Spirit Day or how you can get involved, post them in our forum thread. As always, please keep our Community Guidelines in mind when you post.