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Today's the Day to 'Call in Gay'

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Employer: "Good morning, thank you for calling [Name of Company] how may I help you?"
Employee: "Oh hi, it's [insert name here. I'm just calling to say I won't be in to work today."
Employer: "Really, [insert name here]? Why is that?"
Employee: "I'm gay!"

As part of a nation-wide event today, gays, lesbians, and supporters thereof are being asked to take the day off to demonstrate solidarity in protest against the passage of California's Prop 8.