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NOH8 Campaign photo shoot at the Duluth Depot

Celebrity photographer and NOH8 co-founder Adam Bouska was at the Duluth Depot on Sunday to support marriage equality.

Bouska and partner Jeff Parshaley created NOH8 as a photographic silent protest after California voters passed Proposition 8 in 2008, amending the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage.

The campaign’s subjects have their pictures taken with duct tape over their mouths to symbolize their voices being silenced by Proposition 8 and similar legislation elsewhere. The campaign charges subjects to have their pictures taken, with the money going to promote marriage equality and anti-discrimination.

The campaign will have a photo shoot Sept. 20 in St. Paul, but the Delligers wanted to take part before Amber gives birth to the couple’s second child.

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T-Mobile Supports Gay Marriage In Washington State: Cell Network Donates To Advocacy Group

Add T-Mobile to the ever-growing list of companies speaking out in favor of same-sex marriage in Washington state.

Bellevue Patch cites company officials who said that the cell phone network will contribute $25,000 to Washington United For Marriage (WUM), which is currently working to pass the state’s Referendum 74, which would affirm the legislatively-backed law that legalizes same-sex marriage.

“T-Mobile has a long-standing focus on creating an inclusive workplace environment for our employees,” Jim Alling, T-Mobile’s interim chief executive officer and chief operating officer is quoted by Bellevue Patch as saying in a statement. “Our support of this issue is a reflection of our culture, how we do business, and our belief in the fair and equitable treatment of all employees

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