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'Fagbug' pulls into Penn State Berks

VW Beetle decorated with rainbow colors and word 'Fagbug'

On the 11th Annual National Day of Silence, Erin Davies was a victim of a hate crime in Albany, New York just for having a rainbow sticker on her VW Beetle. Her car was vandalized with the words "fag" and "u r gay." She decided to use her "decorated" car as a message while driving her VW Beetle, aka the "Fagbug," on a 58-day trip around the United States and Canada.

Davies discovered other more serious hate crimes while on her trip as people attempted to remove the graffiti from the car at one point. The "Fagbug" will be parked in front of the Perkins Student Center today, April 14, from 3-5 p.m. In addition, a documentary on Davies’ experience will air at 6 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center, room 3.

For more information, contact Cheryl Nicholas at 610-396-6168 or via e-mail at CLN12@psu.edu.

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