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By Meg Zany
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With your help, we can bring a mural-sized version of ’Courage Has No Gender’ to your city to spread this important message far and wide. 

The goal is to paint each of these 10 faces of 'Courage Has No Gender' as large scale individual mural in 10 different cities across the country.

I recently painted a 16-foot version of the 10 faces of courage in Los Angeles, California.

Wouldn’t it be amazing to have each of these 10 faces painted far and wide to celebrate the brave individuals who are disrupting gender norms?

These murals will serve as a reminder to take action and be inspired to change gender norms.

The goal of this Kickstarter is to build a community around each mural and to demonstrate how supporting each other’s courage makes us stronger together.

To be prominent, we must be active.

The Goal

$30,000 - will fund me personally traveling to 10 different cities in order to install a different face of ‘Courage Has No Gender’ in each city.

$35,000+ for each additional $5K, a new face will be created and installed in a new city.

The Rewards

**New Reward Added!** $100 This adorable mini (8"x 8") canvas only 100 will be created! Each one unique, signed, and numbered. And YOU get to choose which 'Face of Courage' you'd like. 

$9 Sticker Pack

$22 Pin + Sticker Pack

$25 MegZany "Z" Courage - T-Shirt - Unisex + Stickers 

$25 MegZany "Z" Courage - TankTop - Unisex + Stickers

$25 Amelia - Courage - T-Shirt - Unisex

$50 Hat + Pin + Sticker Pack

$50 Shirt + Pin + Sticker Pack

$200 Limited Edition Print(25) on glicée paper (16"x20")

$400 Customized (with your name) Bomber Jacket

$400 Stencil Making Tutorial with Me! 

$1000 A Day in the Life -come out and paint with me 

$2,500 Custom Canvas -of your choice

$5,000 Full Mural

The Story

A few years ago, before I started doing street art, I wrote the mantra “courage has no gender” on a post-it note and put it on my computer next to another note that read “be happy just because”. At the time, I was struggling in the corporate world and I needed to find the courage to overcome the fact that doors were closing in my face because of my gender. By overcoming each and every hurdle, I ended up exceeding my goals and enjoyed a successful career which I decided to leave in 2015 in order to pursue my passion of creating street art.

Those words on a post-it note served as a daily inspiration . . . and now I want to share “Courage Has No Gender” to encourage others that might be going through life’s struggles. In the initial art for Courage Has No Gender, I paired the words with an iconic image of the aviator Amelia Earhart. I have always had an affinity for flight, so for me, Amelia was an obvious initial face. To date, I have painted Amelia and ‘Courage Has No Gender’ in over a dozen cities.

Help me paint these faces in more cities to spread this positive message all over the country . . . and eventually all over the world.

Special thanks to @RobertCoshland and @AriSturm and @WRDSMTH

Risks and challenges

There are many moving parts to this plan. Fortunately, the images have already been created and are ready to install. So that means all that we need now is paint and a wall to paint on! You won't be waiting long until you see a new mural in your city.

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    Sticker Pack!

    Exclusive to Kickstarter only. New faces of courage silkscreened on vinyl.

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    Pin + Stickers

    Enamel lapel pin and a sticker pack.

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    Shirt 'Courage Has No Gender

    Exclusive for Kickstarter, your new favorite new cozy shirt.

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    MegZany "Z" Courage - T-Shirt - Unisex

    Exclusive for Kickstarter, your new favorite new cozy shirt with MegZany.

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    MegZany "Z" Courage - TankTop - Unisex

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    Hat + Pin + Stickers

    Exclusive for Kickstarter. Mesh hat with snapback closure. Enamel lapel pin. New faces of courage vinyl stickers.

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    Shirt + Pin + Stickers

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    Mini 8"x 8" Canvas

    This adorable mini (8"x 8") canvas should be yours -- only 100 will be created! Each one will be unique, signed, and numbered. And YOU get to choose which 'Face of Courage' you'd like. When/if this Kickstarter gets fully funded, a survey will be sent out and you will be able to select your choice.

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    Print -Limited Edition 25 only

    Signed and numbered limited edition (1-25) print (unframed). 16-inches X 20-inches

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    Customized Bomber Jacket + Pin

    Your name embroidered on the lapel - customized limited edition bomber jacket.

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    Stencil Making Tutorial with Me

    Come to my studio and learn to turn your design into a stencil (must located in the Los Angeles area. Costs for accommodation and travel to LA are not included).

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    A day in the life of a street artist

    Come out with me and spend the day painting in the streets (Must located in the Los Angeles area. Costs for accommodation and travel to LA are not included ).

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    Custom Canvas

    36"x36" - custom painted canvas with your choice of courage face and background color.

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    A 'Courage Has No Gender' Mural

    Donate a mural of your choice (pick from the 10 new faces) right on your own wall or share it with your city on a public wall (limited to United Sates only).

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    • Mural 'Courage Has No Gender'
    • Shirt 'Courage Has No Gender'
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Funding period

- (33 days)