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Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

Despite Accolades Chef Paul Kahan Avoids Spotlight

By Caryn Rousseau | Friday Mar 28, 2014
Paul Kahan is one of the most award-winning chefs in America, but don’t go looking for him on television.

’God is Super Angry’ Says Chicago Republican Primary Winner

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
A Chicago Republican, who made headlines earlier for blaming autism, dementia and tornados on the gay marriage and abortions, won her primary Tuesday.

2 More Ill. Counties to Issue Gay Marriage Licenses

Thursday Mar 6, 2014
While many Illinois counties are waiting until the state’s new same-sex marriage becomes law in June and others are waiting for legal advice, the list of counties that will start issuing the licenses immediately is growing.

258 Same-Sex Couples Get Cook County Marriage Licenses

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
Cook County issued 258 marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the first week it was allowed to do so by a court ruling.

Dozens of Ill. Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses

Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
More than 80 same-sex couples from Illinois and have gotten marriage licenses in Cook County, including several from other counties who apparently didn’t want to wait until June 1, when gay marriage becomes legal throughout the state.

Couple 1st in Line for Gay Marriage License

Friday Feb 21, 2014
The first couple has gotten in line in Cook County to get a same-sex marriage license.

Fed Judge: Gay Couples can Wed in Chicago

By Sophia Tareen and Tammy Webber | Friday Feb 21, 2014
A federal judge says gay couples in Chicago don’t have to wait until June to marry.

Ill Gov. Praises Fed Judge’s Order on Gay Marriage

Friday Feb 21, 2014
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is applauding a federal judge’s ruling to allow same-sex couples in Cook County to immediately wed.

Traveling on the EDGE: Where to Go in 2014, Fall

By Matthew Wexler | Monday Feb 17, 2014
The final installment in our four-part series, EDGE’s travel editor Matthew Wexler scopes out 12 months of adventure, relaxation and surprises for the LGBT jet setter, including Fort Lauderdale, Chicago and Johannesburg.