Actor-singer David Hasselhoff and
syndicated columnist Dear Abby have joined the NOH8 Campaign, which
raises awareness and funds for gay rights causes, including ending
California's 2008 voter-approved gay marriage ban, Proposition 8.
The 59-year-old Hasselhoff is best
known for playing Michael Knight in the NBC series Knight Rider
and Los Angeles County lifeguard Mitch Buchanon in the syndicated
Last year, Hasselhoff's daughter,
18-year-old actress Hayley Hasselhoff, posed
topless for the NOH8 Campaign.
The NOH8 Campaign, which is helmed by
photographer-activist Adam Bouska and his partner Jeff Parshley,
photographs celebrities and everyday folks with their mouths duct
taped and the campaign's familiar “NOH8” slogan often written on
Hasselhoff is wearing a white t-shirt
and gives two thumbs up in his photograph.
Dear Abby is photographed wearing a
white business shirt as she crumples up a newspaper with both hands.
Her advice column, simply called Dear Abby, is known for its
“uncommon common sense and youthful perspective,” according to
campaign received a huge boost in January when NCIS
star Pauley Perrette wore a strapless dress that featured the NOH8
Campaign's logo to the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.