Celebs showing support for LGBT youth on #SpiritDay

Today is Spirit Day and millions of Americans are taking a stand against bullying and showing support for LGBT youth. Some of your favorite celebrities have already gone purple to show their support, including Oprah, Ricky Martin, fun, Ashton Kutcher, Laverne Cox, Kristen Bell, Macklemore, Bethany Frankel, Nick Cannon and Demi Lovato. Join them and go purple today at www.glaad.org/spiritday, and check out some of the other famous faces below.

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 as a participant and partner, and to join the Facebook event! Sign up today and spread the word.