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NO H8 - Equal Rights for All!

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Live by the saying "to each their own" We shouldn't have to fight for equal rights, a right shouldn't be taken away! Help, Donate :)

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THE STORY:

Jaimes Thorpe wrote -

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On November 4, 2008 Proposition 8 passed in California, amending the state Constitution to ban same-sex marriage. The defeat provoked a groundswell of initiative within the GLBT community at a grassroots level, with many new political and protest organizations being formed in response.

The NOH8 Campaign is a photographic silent protest created by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska (http://www.bouska.net) and partner Jeff Parshley in direct response to the passage of Proposition 8. Photos feature subjects with duct tape over their mouths, symbolizing their voices being silenced by Prop 8 and similar legislation around the world, with "NOH8" painted on one cheek in protest.

Nearly one year since its inception, the NOH8 Campaign has grown to over 2,000 faces and continues to grow at an exponential rate. The campaign began with portraits of everyday Californians from all walks of life and soon rose to include politicians, military personnel, newlyweds, law enforcement, artists, celebrities, and many more.

The NOH8 Campaign has received overwhelming support from around the world, appearing on various local and national news programs and publications. The images are currently being used on various social networking sites to spread the message of equality, predominantly Facebook and Twitter. Eventually the images are expected to be compiled for a large-scale media campaign.

Funds raised by the NOH8 Campaign will be used to continue promoting and raising awareness for Marriage Equality and anti-discrimination on a global level through an educational and interactive media campaign.

The Team: $330 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Brenda Cotnoir

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$106

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Elise Marie Myrvang Eikeland

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$101

 

51% Raised of $200 Goal

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Jaimes Thorpe

Amount Raised:

$30

 

0% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Alessandra Crivelli

Amount Raised:

$28

 

14% Raised of $200 Goal

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J Fleury

Amount Raised:

$25

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Beth Costello

Amount Raised:

$16

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Laura 'Lolly' Fitzpatrick

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$14

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Melanie

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$10

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