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New STAND UP Sponsor, Michael & Michael

STAND UP is proud to have Michael & Michael Salon as a sponsor! Michael & Michael is consistently recognized as one of the leading hair salons in the country with many of its stylists and colorists receiving national acclaim as the some of the best talent in Chicago. Elle Magazine recently named Michael & Michael among the top 100 salons in the country, Instyle

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RESCHEDULE – Chicago Real Estate Professionals STAND UP for Marriage Equality

The CHICAGO REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS FOR STAND UP IS BEING RESCHEDULED! SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCES! PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR RESCHEDULED DATE! HAVE A HAPPY THANKSGIVING!


American’s Views are Changing When it Comes to Same Sex Marriage

This week, we have seen history in the making. For the first time, in three states, Maine, Maryland, and Washington, the voters voted to make same-sex marriage legal and in Minnesota, voters denied for there to be a ban on same-sex marriage. It’s a sign that times are changing. There was a great article that we found in the Huffington Post by Aaron Zelinsky

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Brad Pitt Makes a $100,000 Pledge Towards Marriage Equality

Brat Pitt has pledged a $100,000 matching donation challenge to fight for same-sex marriage ballot measures in the four states that have them this November. Pitt makes the offer in a fundraising letter from the Human Rights Campaign: Pitt: It’s unbelievable to me that people’s lives and relationships are literally being voted on in a matter of days. In Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington,

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A 5th Grader STANDS UP for Marriage Equality

Listen to this brave 5th grader, Kameron Slade, and his award winning speech on his support for marriage equality. A elementary school principal at PS 195 in Queens, New York City has barred a fifth-grade student from delivering a speech about marriage equality to the rest of the school even though he won a class competition. Same sex marriage is legal in New York,

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Google STANDS for Marriage Equality

The same team that produced Google’s ‘It Gets Better’ video have put together a great new clip for The Four, in which Google employees speak about their support for marriage equality and urge people to get behind the same-sex marriage battles in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington. Says YouTube employee Julio: “There’s momentum around marriage equality, and the possibility that with your help, we

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STAND UP Project, Civil Union Behind The Scenes

We have been working on an upcoming project that we are getting ready to film. In just a few weeks, Ashley & Erin will host their wedding at Loft on Lake. We have been spending so much time with them, learning about their relationship, listening to how becoming married has strengthened their relationship with each other and their families, and what struggles they have

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New STAND UP Sponsor, Sarlas Music

“Everyone over at Sarlas Music, Inc. is so very proud to STAND UP for marriage equality! From ceremony through the last dance of the night, Sarlas Music provides the hippest, hottest, most exciting music in Chicagoland. Your guests will be singing along from the very first tunes they hear when ceremonies begin with Artistrings, featuring the most electrifying contemporary pop music exclusively arranged for

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New STAND UP Sponsor – Stitely Entertainment

The team at STAND UP is proud to have our new sponsor on board with us, the Stitely Entertainment Group! Stitely Entertainment features exceptional bands, DJs, combos and soloists for weddings, civil unions, corporate and charitable events. Delivering a perfect event is an art and planning it is a science. Stitely Entertainment has mastered both by planning and executing thousands of unique events since

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