'Elvis Duran and The Z100 Morning Show' goes purple for #spiritday

Elvis Duran and The Z100 Morning Show went purple for Spirit Day this morning in a stand of support for LGBT youth.


This morning on the show Duran also sent a message of support to LGBT youth and encouraged listeners to wear purple. "Everyone needs to be wearing purple, […] support LGBT youth, wear your purple," he said on the show.

Spirit Day, which takes place today, October 16, inspires millions to wear purple or "go purple" online in a united stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBT youth. Each year, Spirit Day draws the participation of celebrities, corporations, media outlets, sports leagues, schools, faith institutions, national landmarks, and individuals. Spirit Day is made possible by the generous support of its national partners PepsiCo and Wells Fargo, as well as official partners Comcast-NBCUniversal and Google, and supporting partner American Eagle Outfitters.

You can go purple now by putting on purple, posting about #spiritday, and sharing your favorite #spiritday posts on social media.

Check out glaad.org/spiritday for more about how to stand against anti-LGBT bullying and follow @GLAAD on Twitter to keep up to date with #spiritday news!​