Today, the stars of TLC have gone all out to spread the word about Spirit Day. Not just wearing purple, many are also tweeting, posting messages of support on Facebook, recording videos, and even giving away purple cupcakes.
Spirit Day ambassador Darren Young is sending a message of support to LGBT youth for Spirit Day and encouraging others to do the same. The WWE Superstar has been taking to Twitter all week to take a stand against bullying and even tweeted a video.
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.
GLAAD today released its two annual television reports – the 7th annual Network Responsibility Index (NRI) and the 18th annual Where We Are on TV Report. These reports map the quantity, quality, and diversity of images of LGBT people on television.