Democratic presidential candidate
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden were among the
politicians supporting GLAAD's Spirit Day.
The 6th annual Spirit Day
supports efforts to combat the bullying of LGBT teens. Supporters
are encouraged to wear purple.
Biden tweeted a photo of himself
wearing a purple tie.
“VP Biden joins #SpiritDay to support
LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying,” the photo was
Clinton changed her campaign's
signature H logo to purple and tweeted: “To everyone who's ever
been bullied for being who you are: You're perfect, and I'm proud of
you. #SpiritDay -H.”
Minnesota Senator Al Franken also
tweeted a photo of himself wearing a purple tie.
“I'm rocking purple for #SpiritDay.
If you support LGBT equality, you should be too,” Franken messaged.
Other Democrats who tweeted their
support included Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, California Rep.
Mike Honda and Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.