Fag Bug: NOH8

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Just weeks after launching this blog in May 2007, I was already talking and emailing excitedly with Erin Davies, then a college student whose VW Bug had been vandalized with anti-gay hate speech. She took the car, dubbed fag bug, on the road and came to Las Vegas for two events that I organized (with a lot of help) in July 2007. Since then, she’s had the car sponsored by Volkswagen (thanks to connections she made right here in Las Vegas), it’s undergone a transformation by being wrapped in the rainbow flag, and is the subject of a documentary about her experience touring as a spokesperson for victims of hate crimes.

Read up on the local journey here (*scroll down to see 2013 event posts):

The fagbug was vandalized on a college campus during a hate crimes event.

The fagbug was vandalized on a college campus during a hate crimes event.

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2007 Media:

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2011:

2013 Updates:

2013 Media Hits:

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"Fag Bug" owner Erin Davies and those who helped organize the first SCS event in July 2007.

“Fag Bug” owner Erin Davies and those who helped organize the first SCS event in July 2007.

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