A Sea of Pink – Wearing it Proudly on Feb 28th

By now most of us have probably heard of Pink Shirt Day.  If you haven’t heard of it — or if you’ve forgotten — here’s a brief description of the event that started a nation-wide trend of wearing pink in February:

Why Wear Pink?

The idea of wearing pink originated from a 2007 story in Nova Scotia where a Grade 9 student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt one day.

That same day two students decided to take a stand.  They went out, bought 50 pink shirts, and then that evening contacted most of their friends over social media.

The next day before school, these two students handed out 50 pink shirts to these friends and classmates.  It was an incredibly visible way to show support for their bullied friend.


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