Showtime stars tweet for #SpiritDay

Stars of Showtime's series have been taking a stand against bullying and sending messages of support to LGBT youth on Spirit Day. From Shameless to Nurse Jackie, cast members are tweeting anti-bullying messages to their fans. Take a look below at the many Showtime stars who tweeted about Spirit Day.

From new series, Masters of Sex

From Shameless

From Nurse Jackie

From House of Lies

From Homeland

From Ray Donavan

Celebrities including Oprah, Ashton Kutcher, Betty White, Demi Lovato, Jimmy Kimmel, Nick Cannon, Kristen Bell, Macklemore, Melissa Etheridge, Darren Young and a growing list are also going purple for Spirit Day. The White House sent out a message of support. Sports leagues including Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, the NBA, the NFL, the NHL and the WNBA are participating on social media. And brands like American Eagle Outfitters, NBCUniversal, Coca Cola and Johnson & Johnson are taking a stand, along with hundreds of landmarks, schools, faith groups, media outlets, companies, and organizations.

Founded in 2010, Spirit Day is an international, united stand against bullying and show of support for LGBT teens and young adults everywhere. Participants can get into the spirit by

  • Turning your Facebook, Twitter and other profile photos purple at www.glaad.org/spiritday and spreading the word by using hashtag #SpiritDay
  • Wearing purple on October 17th and encouraging classmates or coworkers to do the same
  • Uploading photos of you wearing purple to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr using hashtag #SpiritDay and Spirit Day graphics
  • Downloading the Spirit Day App
  • Educating your friends and family about bullying and the LGBT community
  • Getting your school, GSA, organization, etc. to become a Spirit Day partner

Time is running out to go purple on Spirit Day, to sign up as a partner, and to join the Facebook event! Go purple now and spread the word.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ABC Family's staff joined the casts of the network's original series to take a stand against bullying. The network has gone purple on social media for Spirit Day.