these kids killed themselves because they were NOT treated equal, or as people. we wear purple to raise awareness of a series of harassment and crimes that have been ignored and are only now are being brought to the forefront. we want people to be aware of their actions to prevent any more senseless deaths. to have people think about the weight of their actions on another human being.
so, really mr. tumblr, fuck you and the horse you rode in on! /o/