Showing their support for Spirit Day, big name celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian, Macklemore, Nick Cannon and Demi Lovato all played a part in promoting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth movement against bullying, which began in 2010.
An entire host of celebrities were in on the act, all launching reinforcing tweets for GLAAD, which leads the conversation for LGBT equality, and changing the culture. As the LGBT movement”s communications epicenter, GLAAD is the principal organization that works directly with news media, entertainment media, cultural institutions and social media.”
Macklemore wrote, “Stand up against bullying for #SpiritDay today. Wear purple today and show the world you”re against bullying.”
Oprah Winfrey tweeted, “Stand against bullying! Wear purple and make your profile pic purple for#SpiritDay 10/17 at http://glaad.org/spiritday #LGBT”
Kim Kardashian said, “I”m going purple with @glaad to stand against bullying today for#SpiritDay. See how you can, too! http://glaad.org/spiritday.”
Demi Lovato wrote, “I AM Against Bullying #SpiritDay 10.17.2013.”
And Nick Cannon stated, “I”m standing against bullying on #SpiritDay today. Let”s show LGBT youth we”ve got their backs!”