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November 26, 2013

Illinois court allows terminally ill lesbian to marry "the love of her life" before she dies

An Illinois state court has granted a temporary restraining order to Vernita Gray and her soon to be wife Patricia Ewert, so the two can get married before the effective date of Illinois' recently signed marriage equality law and before Vernita possibly loses her battle with cancer.

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November 20, 2013

Illinois Governor used Abraham Lincoln's desk to sign marriage equality bill

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the states Marriage Equality Bill into law.

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November 13, 2013

New "We Do" video reveals the incredible results of perseverance

The Campaign Southern Equality released a new video in their ongoing "We Do" campaign. The "We Do" campaign encourages LGBT couples in southern states to apply for marriage licenses in their local counties.
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November 4, 2013

ABC news features veterans who married after 20 years together

John Banvard, a 95 year-old World War II veteran, married his partner Gerard Nadeau, a 67 year-old Vietnam veteran, at the Chula Vista Veteran's Home in California in September of this year after 20 years together. It was the first time Chula Vista Veteran's Home hosted a wedding ceremony between two male veterans.

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November 4, 2013

Missouri denies benefits to partner of State Trooper killed in the line of duty

Missouri State Highway Patrolman Capt. Dennis Engelhard and his partner Kelly Glossip were together in a loving relationship for fifteen years, until Dennis Engelhard's untimely death on Christmas Day in 2005 while on duty. The couple also have a seventeen year old son.

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November 4, 2013

West Point celebrates their first wedding between two male graduates

For the first time in the history of West Point Academy, two men celebrated their love in a wedding ceremony in The United States Military Academy's Cadet Chapel. Larry Choate III, who graduated in 2009, and Daniel Lennox, a member of the 2007 class, were married Saturday in an intimate ceremony.

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November 1, 2013

One last wish: Colorado woman and dying partner fly to New York to wed

Colorado couple Lisa Dumaw and Therese Pieper have been in a loving relationship for fifteen years. For the past five years Lisa has been battling cancer.

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November 1, 2013

Heartfelt video reveals Illinois longing for marriage equality

A video produced by Illinois Unites for Marriage demonstrates the urgency behind the push for marriage equality in Illinois.

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