Bullying is not funny. It is not cool. It is not right. And more importantly, it is not okay.
Most of us are, thankfully, residents of countries that support
tolerance and many of our families have settled in these places simply
for that reason. Generations later, it is our responsibility to
perpetuate that message of tolerance across our new social platforms,
including the internet.
As members of the nail polish blogging
community, we all share a love of beauty, color, and lacquer. Other than
that, we are remarkably different: from our race to our religion to our
hair color...even to our polish application techniques. To marginalize
anyone because of those differences is completely unacceptable and today
I take a stand against that. I refuse to allow other people's view of
"normal" dictate how I behave, believe, and blog.
solidarity with a multitude of bloggers linked below, my purple manicure
represents my proud commitment to the No H8 movement. Today, November
8, I dedicate my post to ending bullying of any kind and to encouraging
diversity and imperfection among our colorful community.
Something sweet and dainty. The base color is ELF Lilac and the flowers are a purple acrylic paint as well as the green leaves.
I hope that you will support anti-bullying, not only in the polish blogging community but any kind of bullying. It's crazy what polish can do the nail community, literally. However, we can all bring an end to it.
Please note that Llarowe
will be donating $2.00 of every purple polish sold on her site from
12am Thursday, November 8 through 12am Friday, November 9 to Pacer.org, an organization devoted to anti-bullying education.
you or someone you know suffers from bullying, there is help available.
Please visit the following sites for support and encouragement: