NOH8 CAMPAIGN

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, banning same-sex marriages in the state of California. 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.

Both Tommy Joe Ratliff and Pauley Perrette are strong supporters of the NOH8 campaign and encouraged Xander to get involved. It was a good fit for him and RUN RUN RUN, who helped to organize the first ever NOH8 photo shoot in Tennessee as part of their Fall 2011 Have Rock Will Travel tour.





THE MIDNIGHT MISSION

Founded in 1914, The Midnight Mission offers a path to self- sufficiency to men, women and children who have lost everything. Our emergency services, 12-step philosophy, job training, education and work programs offer a compassionate bridge to productive lives.  In addition, we have a Family Living Facility, which is located in a residential setting and provides families with childcare, advocacy, parenting classes, tutoring programs and fiscal management. Through our services, we help remove obstacles to self-sufficiency and provide the accountability and structure that people who are experiencing homelessness need to rejoin their communities. Our conviction and commitment to their success define us. For additional information, please visit www.midnightmission.org

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