Debbie Wasserman Schultz Poses for NOH8 Campaign on National Coming Out Day
Today is National Coming Out Day, and Democratic National Committee Chairwoman U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is all about it.
Wasserman Schultz, along with Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Boca), posed for NO8H in the group's campaign supporting equal rights for gays and lesbians.
"On National Coming Out Day I'm so proud to support the NOH8 Campaign," Wasserman Schultz wrote on her Facebook page today.
She also added this on the group's website: "Marriage equality and equal opportunity are one of the most important issues of our time, and this campaign is an important step toward this goal."
NOH8 is a silent-protest photo campaign that got started to oppose the bullcrappy California Proposition 8, passed in November of 2008, which states that "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California."
The NOH8 grass-roots campaign's signature photos feature straights, gays, celebs, artists, military personnel, married couples, politicians, and everyday folks standing in front of a white backdrop, their mouths taped shut and "NOH8" painted on their faces.
In its three-year existence, the campaign has grown to more than 20,000 and continues to grow.
And now, it's got Wasserman Schultz and Rep. Deutch to join in on the movement.
Also, you gotta love Debbie for not wearing the tape over her mouth. That, along with her doing the photo shoot, speaks volumes about her awesomeness.