Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are the
latest celebrities to sign on as ambassadors to Thursday's Spirit
Day, which supports efforts to combat the bullying of LGBT teens.
According to Yahoo!
OMG!, the hip-hop duo that created excitement with their gay
marriage anthem Same Love, which led to Mary Lambert's single
Keeps Me Warm, will stand up against bullying by going purple
for Spirit Day on October 17.
Other famous Spirit Day participants
include Ke$ha, Demi Lovato, Snooki & JWOWW, Nev Schulman and Max
Joseph from Catfish: The TV Show, the cast of TeenNick's
Degrassi, Betty White and the Hot in Cleveland cast,
country star Kacey Musgraves, singer Mary Lambert, Fashion Police
host Kelly Osbourne, NBA free agent Jason Collins, WNBA player
Brittney Griner, and WWE Superstar Darren Young.
Young on coming out gay: I'm in love.)
GLAAD is asking participants to wear
purple or turn their social profiles purple to show their support for
gay teens on Spirit