Freeform stars go purple for #SpiritDay

It's #SpiritDay and the casts of all your favorite Freeform shows turned up and turned out in their purple best, posting messages of support for LGBTQ youth across social media. Check out below what the casts of grown-ish, Good Trouble, Everything's Gonna Be Okay, Motherland: Fort Salem and more had to say AND you can join them now by going purple on social using #SpiritDay! Check out #SpiritDay celebrations from other Walt Disney Television networks and properties as well!

Only love, support, and celebration here for LGBTQ+ youth. Bullying is so tired. ______ Please join all of us at Freeform in recognizing GLAAD #SpiritDay today. Rock your purple and #ChooseKindness.

Posted by Freeform on Thursday, October 15, 2020

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.

Presenting partners Delta Air Lines, Kellogg Company, and Target, official partners Amazon, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development and the New York City Council, and Skittles, as well as community partners Kirkland & Ellis, NBA & WNBA will all participate in 2020 Spirit Day.

In 2020, Spirit Day takes on a renewed importance due to the unprecedented challenges facing LGBTQ youth. This year, many LGBTQ youth are beginning the school year at home and are unable to attend in-person meetings of Gay-Straight Alliances, Gender-Sexuality Alliances or on-campus college LGBTQ organizations. Some LGBTQ youth may be confined to a home environment that may be unsupportive or abusive. Calls to The Trevor Project’s hotline for LGBTQ youth have at times more than doubled since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

This year, Spirit Day is on October 15, 2020. Take the Spirit Day pledge to show LGBTQ youth you've got their backs at Follow @GLAAD on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to keep up to date with #SpiritDay news.