LGBTQIA+ Spirit Day October 20th 2022

GLADD Spirit Day 2022

The NFL working in partnership with GLADD, is supporting LGBTQIA+ Spirit Day, October 20th, 2022 equality with their new PSA. This PSA is so important because it features NFL Network talent Kimmi Chex, Emmy award-winning James Palmer, sportscaster MJ Acosta Ruiz and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Linebacker Carl Nassib. This PSA also features members of the Carolina Panthers Top Cats Cheerleaders, Javontre Booker, Ebonee Bryant-Smith, Chris Crawford, and Justine Lindsay – who became the NFL’s first openly transgender cheerleader this year. This is such an important step for the NFL to take to show their support for the LGBTQIA+ community.

“Spirit Day is the most visible day of the year when the world comes together to take a stand against LGBTQ youth bullying. And by wearing purple, it’s really the color of spirit, it’s a color that our community really connects with,” Anthony Allen Ramos said in the interview.

We are so grateful for their partnership and hope that this will inspire other organizations to follow suit.

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Esera Tuaolo 2022 Honolulu Pride Parade Grand Marshal

Esera Tuaolo KHON2 News

We are thrilled to announce that Esera Tuaolo will be the 2022 Honolulu Pride Parade Grand Marshal! Our favorite former NFL Player is an easy choice because he is also a former Voice singer, actor, and executive chef. As one of a handful of professional football players that has come out gay, he spreads love through Hate Is Wrong. If you’d like to follow him on social media and check out his music, visit him on Instagram @eseratuaolo!

Watch him interviewed on KHON2 News.