Tag: prop 8

We can do better than civil unions

Ever since I first heard Beyonce’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” in fall 2008, I’ve been scouting out the perfect rings and planning my dream wedding–even if it meant unleashing my inner Groomzilla from time to time. Now that experience is closer than ever for same-sex couples in Illinois. To read the entire... Read more »

Chicagoans Split on Legalizing Gay Marriage: WTF?!?

Still on my high horse from the gay communities’ win of the Prop 8 judgment in California, I opened up the RedEye, and the first article that caught my attention was, “Poll: Chicago split on legalizing gay marriage.” My immediate response, ‘WTF?!?’ The overall opinion on legalizing same-sex marriage, when city respondents are factored in, is split: 42... Read more »