Spirit Day

Millions of Americans wear purple on Spirit Day as a sign of support for LGBT youth and to speak out against bullying. http://glaad.org/spiritday

LOOK: Kevin Keller makes #SpirtDay more animated in special comic strip

Kevin Keller, the first openly gay character in the history of Archie Comics, will be taking a stand against bullying as an ambassador for 2013's Spirit Day, showing support for LGBT youth everywhere. Watch what his creator had to say when he came by GLAAD.
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October 14, 2013

Lifetime stars gear up for #SpiritDay, Isaac Mizrahi encourages others to go purple on Oct. 17

Lifetime talent and employees will be going purple on Spirit Day. The network reached out to their talent to get the word out about the anti-bullying initiative and many responded with excitement saying they would tweet about it.

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WATCH: Elvis Duran paints the nation purple for LGBT youth with awesome video & swag for #SpiritDay

Elvis Duran, long-time radio host of the nationally syndicated Z100's Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, is living up to his title as 2013 Spirit Day ambassador. Watch the message from him and his co-hosting team about the importance of putting an end to bullying.

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Bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle of "The Read" podcast are going purple October 17 for #SpiritDay

Bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle, who discuss hip hop and pop culture's most trying stars on their weekly podcast, The Read, are joining millions of Americans by going purple for Spirit Day to stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth.
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October 11, 2013

Oregon father killed during walk memorializing his gay son

When Joe Bell's son, Jadin, took his own life after being bullied for being gay, he began "Joe's Walk for Change." Joe was killed when struck by a semi truck while completing the walk.

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