Canadian indie rock duo Tegan and Sara
have posed for the NOH8 Campaign, which
raises awareness and funds for gay rights causes, including ending
California's 2008 voter-approved gay marriage ban, Proposition 8.
identical twin sisters Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Keirsten Quin
collectively make up the band.
The openly gay
twins each posed for a solo shoot as well as a group photo.
and I are huge fans of Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley and what they
have created with their incredibly moving, powerful and wide reaching
NOH8 Campaign,” Tegan
said. “We are thrilled to have been asked to be apart of it.
Although we are Canadian, we have both vowed to remain unmarried in
solidarity with the millions who don't have the same rights as us
around the world. We hope that our voices (and in this case our
photos) help raise awareness and assist in bringing equality to the
have recently joined the NOH8 Campaign include Liza
Minnelli, actors Josh
Hutcherson and Avan Jogia, Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff and Andrew
Dost of the band
fun, Glee's Alex
Newell, singer Ricky
Martin, actress Lana
Parrilla, actor LeVar
Burton, Minnesota Vikings punter Chris
Kluwe, singer LeAnn
Rimes, actor Taye
Diggs, actor James
Van Der Beek, actress Aisha
Tyler, Glee's Nene
Leakes, singer Miley
Cyrus, Hot in Cleveland's Valerie
Bertinelli, Wendie Malick and Jane Leeves, singer Courtney
Love and Meghan
and Cindy McCain.