About this project
Although our Kickstarter is over, the pairs are still available on www.undiesforhumanity.com. We'll continue to make donations to the organizations listed below from those sales. As per the outcome of this election, we'll part with President Barack Obama's words on hope:
"Hope is not blind optimism... Hope is that thing inside us that insists, despite all evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us if we have the courage to reach for it, and to work for it, and to fight for it. Hope is the belief that destiny will not be written for us, but by us, by the men and women who are not content to settle for the world as it is, who have the courage to remake the world as it should be."
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Thanks again for your support,
(Founders, Undies for Humanity)
The description below covers the following:
- About the Pair
- Causes We Champion
- The Rewards (includes "how to suggest a tweet")
- Risks and Challenges
If you have any questions, please click "Ask A Question" at the bottom of this page and we'll get right back to you :)
Enjoy and thanks again for helping bring this project to life!
- Matt & Sarb (Founders)
The election results left us stunned, like most Americans, and reality is now setting in. We are still in shock. Presumably, so are many others who care about equal rights and justice for all, whether they are Black, White, Asian, Muslim, Mexican, part of the LGBTQ+ community or others. With our moods mired, we wanted to create a pair of underwear that provides much-needed solace and a light-hearted take on a delicate subject. A pair that reflects a many number of people's opinion of the man who will soon be known as Mr President, and gives back some power to challenge or disapprove, whether we wish to shamelessly or underneath our garbs. That led us to create the artwork and this pair.
Features a buffoon yelling into the abyss, holding a megaphone in his teeny-tiny hands. “Blah blah blah blah blah” is written all over. Wait until you see our key feature!
More product pictures below
PROTEST BOLDLY WHILE YOU PEE
Our pair offers a thoughtfully-placed horizontal-fly, allowing you to put your manhood through when nature calls. Feel free to yell “blah blah blah!” while you're at it ;)
But seriously, after two years of researching underwear, this is actually the most convenient and practical fly we've ever come across. Whiz with a breeze!
The size guide will be made readily available upon campaign close and each backer will be individually contacted to get the right sizing - even for the bulk orders.
Our underwear is American-made, by skilled workers in Los Angeles, California (USA). We are proud of this fact. The pairs are made of cotton and are stitched together using top quality flat-lock stitching. The underwear is also ethically produced in good working conditions. We work closely with our manufacturing partner, guaranteeing quality and comfort.
The pair you see in the video is just a sample, which our factory made with very quick turnaround. The final product may be slightly different if we can find ways to improve it. Cause yes, you deserve the best!
Throughout the campaign, the founders will make personal donations to the causes listed below—the causes that the incoming administration should be for, but disapproves of. You are welcome to let us know which projects you care about the most. Please note that no funds raised on Kickstarter will go towards charitable organizations as per Kickstarter policy (disclaimer). The founders however will make personal donations to these causes on behalf of Mr. Donald Trump, Mike Pence and Paul Ryan, and send donation certificates to their respective offices. Plus, we’ll tweet @realDonaldTrump with each $5 and above pledge.
- PLANNED PARENTHOOD: Provides high-quality, affordable sexual and reproductive health care for millions of women, men, and teens International.
- INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE ASSISTANCE PROJECT: Organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons, serving the world’s most persecuted individuals and empowers the next generation of human rights leaders.
- NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATION: Fund America's premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans.
- TREVOR PROJECT FOR LGBT YOUTH: A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for gay and questioning youth.
- MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATION FUND: Nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization, promoting social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.
- SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER: Dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
- GLBT NATIONAL HELP CENTER: Provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. They operate three national hotlines, a one-to-one online peer support chat and a transgender/gender fluid teen online support group.
...help bring this project to life by making this your next pair of underwear!
The retail price of the underwear is $39 USD but we're launching via Kickstarter with the special price of $25 USD until January 20th in order to meet the minimum production order.
We have several reward tiers so that everyone can get involved. "Suggest us a tweet" starts at only $5 or you can do just that and also secure a Protest Pair(s). Our expensive tier is catered towards big groups and retailers, but hey, why not get a protest pair for each day of 2017 :)
Once you pledge, you'll have access to private updates from the founders. Our first update contains a link for submitting your tweets. Voila! Easy peasy.
We encourage facts, affirmations, and messages of strength, hope, inclusivity, and love to send to @realDonaldTrump. Speak your heart!
Your tweets will go out from @Undies4Humanity account
- We'll contact you at campaign close to get the right sizing and address details
- You'll only be charged when our campaign is successful. So pledge away!
Risks and challenges
Haha. No joke.
We are well-equipped at working with our factory, so there are no hiccups there. Product delays due to Polar Vortex or other unforeseen circumstances are a possibility.
We are working professionals and believe in delivering on our promises. We've got you covered, amigo!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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