Russell Simmons Joins NOH8 Campaign and Creates Milk Shake during 2010 LA PRIDE Celebration
Russell Simmons and NOH8 join forces with Millions of Milkshakes and Christopher Street West to create the first ever NOH8 shake during 40th Anniversary LA PRIDE Celebration.
Russell Simmons will travel to Los Angeles to join an extensive roster of celebrities by posing for and supporting the NOH8 photographic photo protest. In honor of his involvement with NOH8 and just in time for LA PRIDE, Simmons will unveil the NOH8 milkshake at the Millions of Milkshakes West Hollywood Location. Simmons will be at the Millions of Milkshakes store on Saturday, June 12 serving customers the new shake at 7pm, and will then join in the PRIDE festivities at the R&B and main stages.
Saturday, June 12, 2010
6:30PM Press Check-In
7:00PM Russell Simmons greets customers and serves NOH8 shake
Millions of Milkshakes West Hollywood Location
8910 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069-4902
310 925 1667
About NOH8 Campaign:
The NOH8 Campaign is a photographic silent protest created by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska and partner Jeff Parshley in direct response to the passage of Proposition 8. Photos feature subjects with duct tape over their mouths, symbolizing their voices being silenced by Prop 8 and similar legislation around the world, with "NOH8" painted on one cheek in protest.
About Millions of Milkshakes:
Millions of Milkshakes is a family place, where every teenager wants to be seen and where you can’t get your children to leave because everyone loves the experience. At Millions of Milkshakes, customers design their own milkshake from a choice of over 50 toppings, including a range of candies, chocolates, cereals, fruits and protein boosts, as well as ice cream, non-fat yogurt and vegan ice cream. In less than 12 months Millions of Milkshakes has become a celebrity hotspot with a long wait-list of actors, musicians, and athletes requesting to make their own signature shakes.
About Christopher West Street Association, Inc:
Christopher Street West Association, Inc., is a non-profit service organization within the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community of Greater Los Angeles, committed to the goals of human rights, education, outreach and better understanding within our community, as well as the heterosexual community. Today CSW brings together the skills, talents and vision of our diverse community to produce
the annual Greater Los Angeles LGBT Pride Celebration hosted by the independent City of West Hollywood.