12/17/2013 12:34 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Speak Up With Jimmy: NOH8 Founders Adam Bouska & Jeff Parshley on Campaign's 5th Anniversary (VIDEO)


On December 15, 2013, the NOH8 Campaign celebrated its 5th anniversary with a special event at Avalon in Hollywood, California. Right before the event, I caught up with campaign co-founders Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley.

Responding to the passage of Proposition 8 in California, Adam and Jeff launched NOH8 in 2008 as a photographic protest to call for marriage equality. With over 33,000 photos taken thus far and same-sex marriage rights restored in California, the campaign has evolved to become a platform against all forms of hate. Adam and Jeff talk about where the campaign is heading, their NOH8 mobile app, and how everyone can participate.


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