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The Wedding Project, Episode 6 – 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

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

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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The Wedding Project – Episode 4, Planning the Wedding

Episode 4: Planning the Wedding In Episode 4, Ashley and Erin discuss how they each had hopes of getting married someday from childhood and they also discuss wedding day details. 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

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Calling All Chicago Real Estate Professionals!

The STAND UP team is looking for Chicago area Real Estate Professionals who would like to show their support and STAND UP for marriage equality. On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013, from 11:00am – 1:00pm, the doors at Loft on Lake will be open for members of the Chicago Real Estate Community to come and join as a member of STAND UP, receive the official

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The Wedding Project, Episode 3 -We’re Calling It A Wedding

Episode 3: We’re Calling it a Wedding! 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 them. In this episode they discuss what they are calling their union. A civil union or a wedding? Also, we asked if they registered for toasting flutes. See

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Betty Crocker STANDS UP for Marriage Equality

The staple of American domesticity is part of the General Mills family of products, which has been boycotted by the National Organization for Marriage for opposing the Minnesota Marriage Amendment. What better way to celebrate the stand against intolerance than Betty Crocker’s Rainbow Chip cake?


OREO STANDS UP for Marriage Equality

In June 2012, Oreo posted a photo of a rainbow sextuple-stacked cookie to its Facebook page in honor of Pride month. While the responses were mostly positive, some commenters were outraged, even calling for a boycott of the product. Still, Basil Maglaris, Kraft’s associate director of corporate affairs, said that the positive comments on the post “far outweighed” the negative ones.


STAND UP Member Alexandra Eidenberg is Running for Congress!

We have recently learned, one of our own STAND UP members, Alexandra Eidenberg with The Insurance People is running for Congress! “I believe in immigration and immigration rights, but I know that us Chicagoans care about more than just that! I am dedicated to helping small business, women and the economy. While I will stay loyal to advocating for immigration rights I want to

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