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2013 has been an incredible year for marriage equality.
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.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the states Marriage Equality Bill into law.
A video produced by Illinois Unites for Marriage demonstrates the urgency behind the push for marriage equality in Illinois.
It's been a busy week for marriage equality. New Mexico, Illinois and Hawaii all have actions that will address marriage equality in their state.
The East Aurora School District that granted then rescinded protections for transgender students, today, announced the formation of a new committee to address creating an all-inclusive anti-bullying and harassment policy.
Roman Catholic leaders throughout the United States continue to demonstrate that they will not support equality for LGBT people, despite widespread support among American Catholics. The next leader of the Catholic Church in San Francisco was recently announced as Salvatore Cordileone, one of the architects of Proposition 8. Meanwhile, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago and Archbishop J. Peter Sartain of Seattle both reiterated their opposition to marriage equality in public statements.