Signage has always been a powerful tool in the battle for what is right. Therefore, it is not surprising that when faced with injustice and inequality, people turn to one of their most effective weapons: the word.
In the age of social media, activism has reached new heights. The protest sign has gone viral on Twitter and Facebook and is so popular that it has been replicated by protesters on the other side of the globe. Their viral potential cannot be ruled out. If a sign can go viral, it has the power to create change around the world. But what recently caught our attention are the strange signs of protest that are popping up all over the place. From clever puns to downright silly wordplay, people seem to understand that humor is an effective way to spotlight and make a point about the cause itself.
Indeed, 99% of the time, protests are a serious problem. People are making their voices heard, standing up for the causes they believe in, and fighting to change the world. Still, there’s nothing wrong with injecting some humor into your mix. That’s exactly what these funny posters did. Keep scrolling to see for yourself.
They’re smart, they’re witty, and they’re sure to make you smile while also reminding you that while things may be bad right now, there’s always room for laughter in activism. Some are demeaning statements for serious causes, while others are for ridiculously trivial everyday life events and need some space on our list!