Illinois Same-Sex Marriage

Illinois Same-Sex Marriage

Illinois Real Estate Firm First in U.S. to Offer LGBT Division

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Dream Town Realty was created to assist Illinois LGBT home buyers in addressing how legal changes will impact LGBT buyers and sellers. ...
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Gay Relationships Proven More Stable Than Straight Ones

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According to Psychology Today, same-sex relationships are more stable than straight relationships. And gay people end up having “better and longer relationships than their heterosexual counterparts.” ...
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Married Same-Sex Couple Signs Up for Military Benefits

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After increasing pressure to follow U.S. Department of Defense guidelines, the Texas Military Forces Wednesday allowed Alicia Butler, the wife of 1st Lt. Judith Chedville, to register for federal military benefits at Camp Mabry. ...
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Richmond City Hall Raises Pride Flag, Protests Erupt

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Within 24 hours, three city employees responded to the entire city email list in opposition to the flag. ...
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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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Civil Rights Post Office Protest Planned for Tax Day

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Local Marriage Equality USA chapters will participate in annual Tax Day Actions at local post offices around the country on April 15. ...
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Marriage Equality Reaches the Supreme Court

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What does it all mean? Judge Anne Levinson (Ret.) and David Ward explain. ...
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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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IL Court Denies Motion to Stay Marriage Cases

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The motion attempted to delay action in two federal marriage cases up for review in the US Supreme Court, United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry. ...
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ILove Marriage in IL Pledge Signed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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On May 30, 2012, Lambda Legal and the ACLU of Illinois each filed lawsuits representing a total of 25 same-sex couples from across the state of Illinois seeking the freedom to marry. ...
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