Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Sterling K. Brown, Billy Porter, 2020 Democrats, Bebe Rexha, James Corden, Willow Smith, Lilly Singh, Kim Petras, and more go purple and support LGBTQ youth on Spirit Day

On the 10th anniversary of Spirit Day, some of the biggest celebrities in the world took to social media to stand against bullying and show their support for LGBTQ youth everywhere. Check out some of the celeb highlights from Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Billy Porter, Sterling K. Brown, 2020 Democrats, Ellen, Kim Petras, Lilly Singh, Bebe Rexha, James Corden, Trevor Noah, Willow Smith, Ryan Seacrest, Kelly Ripa, Billy Ray Cyrus, Hayley Kiyoko, Dan Levy, Justin Tranter, Shea Diamond, Teddy Geiger, Alaska, Victoria Monet, Shangela, and Isis King below:


Bring your parents to work day! Connie and Gary Seacrest! #SpiritDay

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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.

Presenting partners Pantene and Target, official partners Kellogg’s and the NBA and WNBA, and community partners Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, Kirkland & Ellis, and Wells Fargo will all participate in the anti-bullying campaign. 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 17, 2019. 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.