America Wakes Up to #SpiritDay Purple on Morning Television

Spirit Day is off to a good start with many talk show hosts showing their support to LGBT youth and taking a stand against bullying.  Hosts of the Today ShowGood Morning America, LIVE with Kelly and Michael featuring guest Michelle Obama and hosts on CNBC, CBS, CNN and MSNBC were all wearing purple this morning.

The hosts of the Today Show went purple!

Hosts of Good Morning America went purple!

Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan went purple and welcomed guest Michelle Obama on LIVE with Kelly and Michael!

The hosts of The Talk on CBS were all wearng purple!

Spirit Day Ambassador Wendy Williams and her audience also wore purple on today's The Wendy Williams Show. For the second consecutive year, Wendy will also share words about Spirit Day with her viewers.

CNBC went purple!

MSNBC's Lynn Berry went purple on First Look!

Zoraida Sambolin on CNN's Early Start went purple!

Jenna Lee of Happening Now on Fox News also wore purple this morning!

Tonight, look for CBS's The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live to also wear purple!

Last night Andy Cohen and Clubhouse guests, Lisa Hochstein from The Real Housewives of Miami and singer-actress Brandy wore purple on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live.

You can join us for Spirit Day by going purple right now on Facebook and Twitter!

Take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth by participating in Spirit Day today! To get involved, simply go purple today as we work to create a world in which LGBT teens are accepted for who they are. You can download GLAAD’s Spirit Day resource kit which contains tools to get your local community involved. Spirit Day participants can also spread the word and tell their friends they’re standing up against bullying, download the Spirit Day app for iPhone and Android, and text PURPLE to 80888 to donate $5 to support the important work GLAAD, GLSEN and The Trevor Project do every day to end bullying and support LGBT youth. Another way to celebrate Spirit Day is to encourage the presidential candidates to come out against bullying by signing a new petition asking them to wear purple on October 19 and visit the American Apparel #SpiritDay store to get your own purple gear with a 10% discount and 10% of proceeds going to GLAAD.