“Faux gay weddings” at Northalsted Market Days

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wedding 2The annual “Northalsted Market Days” street festival took place on Halsted between Belmont and Addison this weekend.

This year, some politicians took the opportunity to make a statement on same-sex marriage.

Congressman Mike Quigley and Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon united couples in what they called “faux gay weddings.”

Both politicians have supported making same-sex marriage legal.

The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago organized the symbolic ceremonies to promote marriage equality.

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