Day of Silence ― Date, History, and Details

Day of Silence

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History of Day of Silence and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

The Day of Silence is a national student-led event that brings attention to the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ+ people in schools. Students take a vow of silence for the day to symbolically represent the silencing of LGBTQ+ people. The Day of Silence also provides an opportunity for students to come together and show their support for LGBTQ+ rights. Many schools and organizations across the country participate in the Day of Silence each year.