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Message Tees: Marc Jacobs Pays Taxes, Wants Rights

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Marc Jacobs just released his own, slightly more targeted take on American Apparel's "Legalize Gay" t-shirts. While anyone can wear the AA shirts, the ones at the Marc by Marc Jacobs store on Melrose make the most sense if the wearer is actually gay, since they're printed with the message "I pay my taxes, I want my RIGHTS!"

One tee simply displays the words in handwritten script; the other weaves them around a very chic lesbian couple sitting with their equally chic daughter. The shirts go for $24, which isn't that much more expensive than the American Apparel version. Although they're limited edition (a showroom staffer tells The Cut that there are only about 200 of each style nationwide), we hear from the Melrose store that there should be enough stock to get through the next few days.
· New Marc Jacobs Tees Demand Gays’ Right to Wed [The Cut]
· American Apparel's 'Legalize Gay' Windows Rub DC The Wrong Way [Racked]