Paralyzed Bride: Despite Accident, ‘we Can Make It’

Rachelle Friedman was paralyzed in a freak accident at her own bachelorette party, but she and Chris Chapman went on with their wedding and honeymooned in Fiji. “We’ve been through the hardest of times, and I think we can make it for sure,” she said Friday.

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  • France Approves Same-Sex Marriage
    The passage of the “marriage for all” law came after months of sometimes angry debate and a series of major protests. More
  • People who marry young are happier, but those who marry later earn more
    Julia Shaw hit traffic pay dirt earlier this week when she took to Slate to argue that twenty-somethings should follow her lead and get married now. Shaw got married at 23, and it seems to have worked out well for her. More
  • Princeton mom to female students: 'Find a husband on campus'
    A letter from a Princeton alum and parent, aimed at Princeton women, offers what the author feels is "what you really need to know that nobody is telling you." Namely, to find a husband on campus. More
  • Facebook has revealed that 2.7 million more users than normal changed their photo this Tuesday
    We knew that the Human Right Campaign’s (HRC) red and pink logo in support of gay marriage had spread across the web at a record pace, but Facebook is now confirming that with some numbers. Facebook says that millions of people change their profile photos every day, but on Tuesday, March 26, the day the HRC asked gay marriage supporters to “paint the town red” with a new logo, 2.7 million more users changed their photo compared with the previous Tuesday. More
  • Justices to Hear Case on Defense of Marriage Act
    What is at stake? The case concerns the part of the law that defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman for purposes of federal benefits. Should the court strike it down, same-sex couples in the nine states that allow such unions, along with the District of Columbia, would start to receive federal benefits. More
  • COVID Didn’t Stop People From Hosting Large Weddings This Summer, and the Sheriff’s Office Turned a Blind Eye
    Her father, a prominent local business owner, would be hosting the ceremony, and the hundreds of guests were being invited to camp on the property. “Dear god,” Frankovich responded. “What are people ...
    09/19/2020 - 3:04 am | View Link
  • How and why Hollywood is helping Wisconsin Democrats raise millions for Biden over Zoom
    The chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin says "all roads to the White House go through Wisconsin," but the party is also hoping that adding the fictional cities of Pawnee and Florin to the ...
    09/17/2020 - 4:59 pm | View Link
  • ‘Old Town Just Feels Like Home’ in Fairfax City
    The result is Brooke’s Bridal & Ball, in Fairfax City’s Old Town Plaza. It’s owned by Brooke and her mom, Nanci Ramos; and on Aug. 1, it had its grand opening and ribbon cutting. “Opening up a ...
    09/17/2020 - 3:22 pm | View Link
  • Stars reunite for ‘Princess Bride’ Democratic fundraiser
    For those who find it “inconceivable” for President Donald Trump to serve a second term, Wisconsin Democrats offered a star-packed live-streamed script reading of “The Princess Bride” to help Joe ...
    09/14/2020 - 2:38 am | View Link
  • Movies on TV this week, Sept. 13: 'The Silence of the Lambs'
    11:58 a.m. Bad Words (2014) ★★ IFC Fri. 3 a.m. IFC Fri. 2 p.m. Blow (2001) ★★ IFC Thur. 6:45 a.m. Bride Wars (2009) ★ IFC Fri. 1 a.m. IFC Fri. Noon A Clockwork Orange (1971) ★★★★ IFC Mon. 8:30 a.m.
    09/11/2020 - 5:12 am | View Link
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