Madison and St. Clair counties, both just across the river from St. Louis, are allowing same-sex couples to marry three months ahead of schedule.
See update below: The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri is suing the state over its decade-old constitutional ban on gay marriage. Following in the footsteps of overturned same-sex marriage bans in Oklahoma and Utah, the organization filed suit this afternoon in a Kansas City court on beh ... More >>
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has already been threatened with impeachment over his November executive order allowing legally married same-sex couples to file joint tax returns. Now, he's being sued. Filed Wednesday in the Cole County Circuit Court, the suit's four plaintiffs include representativ ... More >>
Same-sex marriage is officially the law of the land in Illinois. If you're thinking of crossing the river to tie the knot, you probably have questions. Equality Illinois, a statewide LGBT advocacy group, will be hosting Q&A forums throughout December. (See dates below.) Until then, here are six c ... More >>
Jessica Becker and Kristopher Bergen never imagined they would get married at a church. "We didn't want the traditional," Becker tells Daily RFT. But on August 28, the St. Louis couple found themselves tying the knot inside of a church. It was, however, most definitely not a traditional church. ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>
Welcome to Ask Willie D, where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! REPULSED BY A CO-WORKER'S BAD BREATH Dear Willie D: I am a female working at the same computer-repair company for thre ... More >>
As the United States Supreme Court takes up gay marriage this week, in Missouri there's been progress in a different kind of marriage equality battle: the right to tie the knot behind bars. The American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri has been fighting for months on behalf of a group of ... More >>
In case you need another reason to hate Valentine's Day, the University of Missouri has some exciting news for you. Christine Proulx, an assistant professor in the department of human development and family studies, has discovered that happily married old people are healthier than divorced or widowe ... More >>
Happy Friday, St. Louis! Before we get to the festivities, it's been a little while since we've explained our shows-pickin' blog-postin' strategy, so here it is again for the uninitiated and the forgetful: Every Monday we do a blog post called "Out Every Night" that lists shows the RFT Music staff p ... More >>
Sinéad O'Connor's sex life has been a source of endless entertainment recently. A few months ago, we told you about her deviant behavior: she was using her website as her own dating service. Sinéad said that she was horny and looking to get laid. She posted a list of all of the things she was seek ... More >>
Arnold obviously didn't read this book. Mr. Goodbar is not his real name. But this much we know about him: He's a south Florida recording artist with a wandering eye and a blatant disregard for the Seventh Commandment. For years, Mr. Goodbar thought of sharing his knowledge in a book instructing ... More >>
image viaWord just in from New York City that next week the Hooters in midtown Manhattan will celebrate the institution of marriage -- and, not coincidentally, Hall Pass, the Farrelly Brothers' latest cinematic masterpiece, which concerns the ups, downs, ins and outs of that fine institution ... More >>
bridalcave.comThis bride may look frigid. Then again, it's a constant 60 degrees inside Bridal Cave.The Lake of the Ozarks may have been the most romantic place on earth yesterday. Scratch that. The lake may have been the most romantic place under the earth yesterday when 82 couples renewed their ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, April 3. The Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center, 3301 Lemp Avenue.
7 p.m. Thursday, April 2. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
9 p.m. Wednesday, March 25. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Busch IV: Married? Really? Me!? Where?As I mentioned earlier today, August Busch IV officially divorced his wife of 2.5 years on Wednesday. I just returned from the St. Louis County Court where I took a look at the divorce file. Given the Busch clan's predilection for privacy, it's not surprising th ... More >>
This is why you never abandon your co-pilot, especially if she's your wife and she's been drinking. From the The (Alton) Telegraph:
A little night musings
Go 'head, get down
7:30 p.m. Friday, July 14. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights).
Get caught in it with KTK
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Out with the Pulitzer Prize, in with the Lee EnterPrize! Plus: Unreal learns a thing or two about loveless marriages, sexually deviant robots and a man who gets lots of our money
Behold the Pfeiffer factor
A new documentary sells gay marriage as the only answer to discrimination
Café De France
Cheryl Jarvis tells married women to hit the road
Deuschle v. Jobe
George Carlin on KMOX
The Rep Studio serves up an intimate and satisfying Dinner with Friends
Saturday, March 18; Duck Room