The Supreme Court ruled Friday that same sex marriages have to be recognized in all states. Illinois made same-sex marriage legal in 2013. Friday’s decision was front and center at Chicago’s Pride Parade on Sunday, which capped off a month of activities for Pride Month. WBEZ’s Greta Johnson spoke with marchers, revelers and LGBT allies about what this decision means for the community. And Tracy Baim, executive editor and publisher of Windy City Times, details what’s ahead in the fight for equal rights.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up the appeals of five states, including Indiana, on reversals of their same-sex marriage bans. Couples in the Hoosier State likely to get married in droves today.
After controversies with Honey Maid and Mozilla, we examine how companies are handling the same-sex marriage issue. We also take a look at some of the challenges in overcoming health care disparities. Plus, the Leonard Cohen inspired music of Greg Ashley.
After months of delay, Illinois is set to become the 15th state to allow same sex marriage, after state lawmakers approved the bill last night. Morning Shift is covering the story from all angles, getting reactions from listeners, citizens, and lawmakers.