Bill Clinton urges Illinois lawmakers to take action on gay marriage
With less than two weeks to go before their springtime adjournment, Illinois lawmakers are being pressured over whether they will make their state the 13th to approve gay marriage.
Mon May 20, 2013
Pro-Marriage Equality Ill. Republican Won't Seek State Party Chairmanship
After losing its chairman because of his support for marriage equality, the Illinois Republican Party has now seen a chief candidate for his successor withdraw for the same reason.
Sat May 11, 2013
Same-Sex Marriage Bill Ignites Dueling Protests in Western Springs
A protest against the same-sex marriage bill awaiting a vote in the Illinois House stayed relatively peaceful Saturday afternoon, save for one physical confrontation outside State Rep.
Fri May 10, 2013
Groups Rally for Marriage Equality Protest in Chicago Heights Saturday
Following Gov. Pat Quinn's insistence that the Illinois House send him legislation to legalize gay marriage , groups on both sides of the issue will rally outside Rep.
Wed May 08, 2013
There's More to LGBT Equality Than Marriage
I am not so optimistic about the chances of this new anti-discrimination bill passing out of a committee chaired by reactionary jester Daryl Metcalfe, but the days of legal housing and employment discrimination against LGBT folks are certainly numbered.
Illinois GOP chair resigns
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.-Illinois Republican Party Chair Pat Brady resigned this week. He told the Associated Press he decided to step down because of his wife's continued battle with cancer and his desire to spend more time with her and their children.
Mon May 06, 2013
Pro-Equality Illinois GOP Lawmaker Confronts Booing Protesters: VIDEO
Rep. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove is one of two GOP Illinois Representatives who have thus far publicly committed to supporting the marriage equality bill pending there.
The Long Journey to Change Minds About Marriage Equality
Sara Feigenholtz changed one law so people could know more about their history, and now she's working to change another to help people achieve the future they've always wanted.
Wed May 01, 2013
Silver Coins, Money, Jewelry Discovered In Hidden Tennessee Family Safe
Last week, a Tennessee family embarked on a treasure hunt straight out of the movies -- and their amazing discoveries were posted to Reddit last night.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Women's rights PAC supporting Dan Miller for Harrisburg mayor
Equality PA, the Victory Fund and Capital Region Stonewall Democrats also have supported Miller, citing his record of LGBT rights advocacy.