Both were photographed holding a sign that read "The rights of the minority should never be subject to the whim of the majority." Also in Canada, they were actively supporting Quebec students in their protest against that provincial government. They were awarded Outstanding Music Artist at the GLAAD Media Awards, beating out high-profile musicians including Lady Gaga and Elton John.The duo partnered with Revel & Riot to create a T-shirt that would fund Revel & Riot’s mission for LGBTQ rights.In 1999 they signed with Neil Young's Vapor Records and released This Business of Art through the label in 2000. In 2002, the band released their third album If It Was You.Their fourth album, So Jealous, was released in 2004 and led to wider success and attention, both locally and internationally.The "Animals" T-shirt features Tegan and Sara, a turtle, fox, koala, penguin, and a dragonfly all labeled with their Latin names.The text at the bottom reads "Gay behaviour is found in over 1500 species.Tegan and Sara also toured an acoustic version of The Con in 2017 with a portion of the proceeds supporting the Tegan and Sara Foundation. On November 10, 2016, rather than boycotting North Carolina for HB2, Tegan and Sara performed at The Orange Peel and donated their proceeds to Equality North Carolina in order to fight the legislation.
One track of the album, "Walking with a Ghost", Their 2007 album, The Con, was released by Vapor and Sire because Sanctuary chose to no longer release new music in the United States. Jason Mc Gerr of Death Cab for Cutie, Matt Sharp of The Rentals and previously Weezer, Hunter Burgan of AFI, and Kaki King all appeared and collaborated on the album.For the tenth anniversary of the release of their album The Con, Tegan and Sara collaborated with 17 artists including Cyndi Lauper to create The Con X: Covers in 2017.The participating artists created covers of The Con's original songs which created a cohesive album sold to benefit the Tegan and Sara Foundation. both were vocal during California's Prop 8 debates.The duo earned a Grammy nomination in 2013 for their DVD/Live Album "Get Along".forming a band called Plunk without a drummer or bass player.In 2011, they launched "2011: A Merch Odyssey", which saw at least one new item in the official online stores every month, all year long.A live CD/DVD combination package titled Get Along was released on November 15 and contains three films titled "States", "India" and "For The Most Part".The pair have released eight studio albums and numerous EPs.Their eighth album, Love You to Death, was released on June 3, 2016.On October 27, 2009, Tegan and Sara released their sixth album Sainthood, produced by Chris Walla and Howard Redekopp.The duo also put out a three-volume book set titled ON, IN, AT, which is a collection of stories, essays, journals, and photos of the band on tour in America in the fall of 2008, writing together in New Orleans, and touring Australia.