How 15 Celebs Showed Their Support for Spirit Day

In case you didn't know, today is Spirit Day, an initiative started by GLAAD in 2010 to stand up against bullying and show support for LGBTQ youth. According to Sarah Kate Ellis, the president and CEO of GLAAD, LGBTQ youth face higher rates of bullying, which is only made worse by social media's dominating presence in today's society.

To show solidarity and support, Spirit Day participants are encouraged to either wear purple or “go purple” on their online profiles. Each year many celebrities take part in this movement, and this year was no exception. Check out what some of our favorite celebs did for Spirit Day 2017!

1. Britney Spears

2. Nicole Kidman

3. Tegan and Sara

4. Hailee Steinfeld

5. Tony Goldwyn

6. Senator Elizabeth Warren

7. Game of Thrones

 

DRACARYS! Honor @GLAAD’s #SpiritDay.

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8. Law and Order: SVU

9. Laverne Cox

10. Conrad Ricamora

 

Had a great time talking to @ddirecto for @glaad #spiritday and #htgawm. Tune into his show this Thursday to see the interview!

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11. Sara Ramirez

12. Tatiana Maslany

13. Ellen DeGeneres

 

I’ve got spirit. How ‘bout you? #spiritday

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14. Hannah Hart

15. Katie Lowes

It’s super inspiring to see all of these celebs uniting for a great cause! And you can participate, too. Wear purple, change your profile pic, or tweet #SpiritDay to receive a special emoji on Twitter.