Showtime stars join #spiritday on social media

The stars of hit Showtime series like Penny Dreadful, Nurse Jackie, House of Lies, and Masters of Sex have been taking part in Spirit Day over social media today, sending messages of support. Check out the tweets of out actor Stephen Wallem, Michael Sheen, Don Cheadle, and many other below.

Spirit Day, which takes place today, October 16, inspires millions to wear purple or "go purple" online in a united stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBT youth. Each year, Spirit Day draws the participation of celebrities, corporations, media outlets, sports leagues, schools, faith institutions, national landmarks, and individuals. Spirit Day is made possible by the generous support of its national partners PepsiCo and Wells Fargo, as well as official partners Comcast-NBCUniversal and Google, and supporting partner American Eagle Outfitters.

You can go purple now by putting on purple, posting about #spiritday, and sharing your favorite #spiritday posts on social media.

Check out for more about how to stand against anti-LGBT bullying and follow @GLAAD on Twitter to keep up to date with #spiritday news!​