ABC stars go all out for #SpiritDay!

ABC/Disney painted the town purple today to stand against bullying today for #SpiritDay! Stars on shows across all of ABC wore purple and shared their messages of support on their social media channels. From cast members of Scandal to Fresh Off the Boat, these celebs were rallying for support of LGBTQ youth! Also check out all the Freeform stars who participated in #Spirit DayJoin them and go purple and find out more info at!


#choosekindness #spiritday #glaad

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This October, #ChooseKindness and take a stand against bullying! #spiritday #wherescodyat

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About Spirit Day

Each year, millions go purple for GLAAD’s Spirit Day to support LGBTQ youth in a united stand against bullying. Started in 2010 by high school student Brittany McMillan in response to numerous young LGBTQ lives lost to suicide, Spirit Day now draws the participation of celebrities, schools, faith institutions, national landmarks, corporations, media outlets, sports leagues, and advocates around the world, all joining together to stand against bullying and support LGBTQ youth.

As anti-LGBTQ policies, hate crimes, and harassment are on the rise, it is now especially important to let all marginalized youth know they are supported.

This year, Spirit Day is on October 19, 2017. Take the Spirit Day pledge to show LGBTQ youth you've got their backs at Follow @GLAAD on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr to keep up to date with #SpiritDay news.