With a slogan that reads “I want to marry you in Minneapolis”, the city's mayor, R.T. Rybak, unveiled a Chicagoland ad campaign on
Thursday urging the city's LGBTQ couples to make the six-hour drive
to the City of Lakes to get legally married.
my kind of town, but it's a second city in human rights. Right now, that
gives a tremendous competitive advantage to Minneapolis,” said Rybak,
who announced the campaign from the roof of the Center On Halsted, at 3656 N. Halsted St., a community center catered to LGBTQ Chicagoans in the heart of the Boystown neighborhood.
people who built this neighborhood, who have done so much incredible
work in this community, you deserve equal rights,” he said. “Come to
Minnesota, a place that recognizes that you already should have those