Illinois Equality

Illinois Equality

Cook County, You May Now Kiss the Brides

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A federal court today ordered the Cook County Clerk’s office to provide marriage licenses immediately to same-sex couples. ...
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Pat Robertson: Gay Friends Turn Your Kids Gay

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Robertson: “It doesn’t hurt to tell somebody: I love you, we are going to do what we can to be friends if we can,” he said. “I have a lifestyle, it’s Christian and you have yours, it’s not; I’m sorry we can’t indulge in certain things together.” ...
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Riding the Line Between Journalism and Activism

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A veteran journalist and three-decade media presence in Chicago and beyond, Tracy Baim had an idea — a march on the state capital just as lawmakers would take up the marriage bill again. Baim had more than the idea. She played a leading role in making the March on Springfield — the first ever LGBT show of outside force at the state capital — a success. ...
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Updates: March on Springfield for Marriage Equality

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All speakers will deliver a common message to Illinois legislators: A majority of Illinoisans support the freedom to marry and the time for marriage equality in Illinois is now. ...
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Special Concert: March on Springfield for Marriage Equality

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The concert is presented by Windy City Times and City Winery, and all proceeds will help pay for youth buses to Springfield for the October 22 march and rally. ...
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On Marriage Equality, IL is Almost There

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If passed, the bill would make Illinois the 13th state in the nation to officially recognize same-sex marriages. ...
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IL Senate Passes Marriage Bill 34-21

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With a vote of 34-21, the Illinois Senate passed HB 4963 Thursday, moving Illinois same-sex couples and their families one step closer to the freedom to marry. ...
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