Drag in Schools
Drag plays a significant role in queer history and culture, but not all drag is appropriate for schools. Learn more about the additional considerations staff should take when planning a drag performance for students.
LGBTQ+ Spirit (Purple) Day!
Since 2010, the National LGBTQ+ Spirit Day has encouraged all students and staff to wear purple to raise awareness and take a pledge to put an end to anti-LGBTQ+ bullying. LGBTQ Student Services supports school participation in this annual event. To learn more about LGBTQ+ Spirit Day and how to raise awareness of anti-LGBTQ bullying on your campus, please review the materials listed below:
- How to Plan LGBTQ+ Spirit Day
- Spirit Day Resource Guide
- Resources for Elementary Grades
- Video - Story of Spirit Day
- Request Purple Stickers Form
Example pledges from previous LGBTQ+ Sprit Days:
Burton High School:
Hoover Middle School:
Glen Park Elementary School:
This page was last updated on October 24, 2023