A Look Back at How we Celebrate Love as Love Wins!

Love is love with Writing on it

We are excited to announce the historic decision made by The Supreme Court of the United States to allow all couples to get married in the U.S. We want to thank all of our members and supporters who have stood with us, when no one else would. Last month we celebrated along with many sponsors, members, and supporters to celebrate the 1 year anniversary

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History Has Been Made as the U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality


It has been buzzing all around the internet and on news sources all around the world. On Wednesday, June 26th, the U.S. Supreme Court has found the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional and has struck it down. With that, they also have overturned what has be come to known as Prop 8, which as banned same sex couples from getting married in California.

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Chicago Real Estate Professionals STAND UP for Marriage Equality

Stand Up Real Esatte

Earlier this year, STAND UP for Marriage Equality had put the word out to the Chicago Real Estate Community asking for their help to show their support for equality.  As in previous photo and video shoots, we had a rush of professionals come to Loft on Lake and have the STAND UP team work with them to create the first ever video of Real

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Co-Founder of STAND UP, Anthony Navarro, Talks about Same-Sex Marriage on the David Rothstein Show


Recently, Anthony Navarro, Co-Founder of STAND UP, was asked to be a part of the David Rothstein Blog Talk Radio Show.  Anthony was honored to be a part of this great blog radio show and also support fellow STAND UP member and sponsor, David Rothstein Music! David and Anthony spent an hour or so talking about the current issues on marriage equality and what

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New STAND UP Sponsor, Lincoln Park Zoo & Cafe Brauer

        The team at STAND UP is proud to announce Lincoln Park Zoo & The Great Hall of Café Brauer are our newest sponsors.  Lincoln Park Zoo/Café Brauer are the perfect venues for your Chicago event, whether it is an elegant wedding, family picnic or corporate event.  It’s unique locations will provide memories for a lifetime. With stunning city views and

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NEW Sponsor, DJ Harsh

deejay harsh

STAND UP is proud to have DJ Harsh on board as a Sponsor! A little about Deejay Harsh… (From www.djharshchicago.com) I have been providing sonic ambience for corporate events, wedding, social affairs and a number of charity events throughout Chicago since 1998. My philosophy is simple – I listen to my client. No event is a success unless a clients’ wishes are fulfilled. That

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The Wedding Project, Episode 6 – The Wedding

The Wedding

STAND UP presents Ashley and Erin’s Wedding You have been getting to know Ashley & Erin over the past couple of weeks, learning what it took to plan their wedding. Now, the BIG day is here and here is how the wedding day unfolded. Follow Ashley and Erin all the way to the alter in this candid, multi-part series as they share their thoughts

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The Wedding Project, Episodes 1 – 5

The Wedding Project LOGO

Catch up on all five episodes of Ashley & Erin in “The Wedding Project” before the BIG day, the Wedding Day, which debuts on Thursday, February 14th!

The Wedding Project – Episode 5, A Gathering for Family

Erin & Ashley Episode 5

Episode 5: A Gathering for Family Ashley and Erin discuss their family dynamics and what it took to prepare their families for their wedding day. Follow Ashley and Erin all the way to the alter in this candid, multi-part series as they share their thoughts about marriage, and why it is so important for each of them. To watch the entire series unfold, visit

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