Adam Bouska (@bouska) with the @NOH8Campaign

This was my second time to meet Adam Bouska @bouska. He is an amazing photographer and does an incredible job with @NOH8Campaign. The best part about him is his personality. Thank you Adam I really like this picture. You are the best. Keep up the amazing work that you do with @NOH8Campaign!

We hope that one day we can add picture of Adam Bouska partner Jeff Parshley to our Hall Fame part of the website. They are by the way a really cute couple. They work really well together. 

For the people that don’t know what NOH8.

Per there website:

“MISSION STATEMENT: The NOH8 Campaign is a charitable organization whose mission is to promote marriage, gender and human equality through education, advocacy, social media, and visual protest.

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 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.

Seven years since its inception, the NOH8 Campaign has grown to over 55,000 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 from across the globe.  

While inspired by the passage of Prop 8 and the fight for marriage equality, the scope of the NOH8 Campaign has grown to stand against discrimination and bullying of all kinds. The message of ‘No Hate’ can be interpreted and applied broadly, and everyone can relate to the message of NOH8 in their own way.” http://www.noh8campaign.com/article/about

 

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