“Born This Way” NOH8

The NOH8 Campaign is a photographic silent protest in direct response to the passing of Proposition 8.  (Proposition 8 passed in California on November 4, 2008 amending the state Constitution to ban same-sex marriage)  Photos feature subjects with duct tape over their mouths, symbolizing their voices being silenced by Proposition 8 and similar legislation around the world, with “NOH8” painted on one cheek in protest.

NOH8 recently did their own video of  Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” as a way to show support to the LGBT community.  I’ve posted it above because I thought the message was a good one.  A student let me know about NOH8 and came up with an idea to try to bring the campaign to AU.  The NOH8 Campaign takes their photo shoots to different cities all over the country.  Hopefully one day in the future they will choose Aurora, IL as a sight.  If you would like to show your support and hopefully get NOH8 to come to AU, feel free to send in your photo!

Join the NOH8 Campaign from anywhere in the world!

How can you submit your own MY NOH8 photo? It’s easy!

  1. Create a User Profile @ www.NOH8Campaign.com
  2. Take your own amateur NOH8 Photo. Your “NOH8” must be visible!
  3. Under the MY NOH8 Section, click “Upload & Manage MY NOH8 Photos
  4. Read the Terms & Conditions & Submit!

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