Human Rights Campaign’s Equality Sign Goes Viral, Undergoes Many Changes

In response to the Supreme Court’s hearings on Proposition 8 this week, the Human Rights Campaign launched an online Facebook movement, in which people changed their profile pictures to a giant pink equal sign:

Of course, lots of other people and companies created their own versions of the equality sign:






From HBO’s True Blood:


This one is self-explanatory:


Something Grumpy Cat agrees on? Or maybe she was just looking at the above bacon sign.


Martha Stewart had some insider-caking:


Pretty obvious. Unless you’re drunk:


From men’s apparel brand Bonobos:


Pro-DOMA forces also made some of their own versions of the sign:





Question is, has the campaign had a tangible effect?

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