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.


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