PHOTO: The Oatmeal used the internets currency, bacon, to depict equality.

The 8 Cutest and Weirdest Versions of the Red Equal Sign Meme

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You may have noticed the red and pink equal signs dotting various profiles on Facebook and Twitter -- or you might have already dressed up your own profile to show your support for same-sex marriage and to "paint the town red" while the Supreme Court weighs in on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). As we await the outcome of this week's deliberation, let's take a look at some of the more unique, beautiful, and creative ways people are interpreting the equality sign. Here, for example, is comic artist and internet connoisseur The Oatmeal's smoky, savory tribute to the equality sign.

SCOTUS at the center
This design, posted on Facebook, shows the people at the center of this week's talks -- the 9 Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court.
PHOTO: SCOTUS is at the forefront of the same-sex marriage debate.
Zombie love
Meanwhile, on Tumblr, user "Contusionn" has posted a round-up of some noteworthy takes on the equal sign, including this move to remember that zombies need hearts just as much as they crave brains...
PHOTO: But what about same-sex zombie marriage?
...and this reminder that same-sex Vampires vant to get married, too.
PHOTO: ...and what of the love between gay and lesbian vampires?
The Grump in LGBT
Grumpy Cat has taken to Twitter to express his wish that everyone would have the right to be miserable together.
PHOTO: Grumpy Cat loathes us all. Equally.
Liberty in Love
Meanwhile, on, Lady Liberty and Lady Justice took some time out to smooch.
PHOTO: Lady Liberty has a stake in the DOMA debate.
Of course, those who don't support same-sex marriage have created a symbol of their own that's been making the rounds on Facebook and Twitter.
PHOTO: Of course, those on the other side of the debate have created a meme of their own.
Meanwhile, marriage for all Yoda wants.
PHOTO: Yoda knows where he stands on the marriage debate.
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