Illinois

October 23, 2013

Thousands gathered for marriage equality in Springfield, Illinois

Over 3000 people descended on the Springfield capitol yesterday in support of marriage equality.

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Illinois marches on Springfield for marriage equality

The March on Springfield for Marriage Equality will take place on October 22, the scheduled first day of the fall veto session of the Illinois State Legislature. The "March on Springfield" is part of a broad grassroots strategy to secure final passage of Illinois Senate Bill 10, the "Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act."

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September 30, 2013

Illinois Judge Says Lawsuit Challenging Illinois Ban on Marriage Equality Can Proceed

Judge Sophia Hall ruled that a lawsuit filed on behalf of several Cook County same-sex couples wishing to marry can proceed.

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Cardinal George as Commentator

When a faith leader like Chicago's Cardinal George explicitly says that he is speaking more as a "rational thinker" than as a faith leader (“This is first of all a rational issue before it’s a faith issue"), one has to wonder where he falls on the scale of punditry

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August 26, 2013

Snapshots of our work: SRI, Wentworth Miller, and Chelsea Manning

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Teacher applies GLAAD CAP in exchange with Laurie Higgins. You can too!

A seemingly exhausted and exasperated public school teacher who had been going back and forth with Illinois activist Laurie Higgins did what more people should do. He instructed Ms. Higgins to examine her GLAAD Commentator Accountability Project profile.

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Groupon joins the call for marriage equality in Illinois

The social marketing company Groupon has added its voice to the millions of people calling for marriage equality in Illinois. Groupon has long been a strong supporter of marriage equality in Illinois. Last week, they released a video, produced by Groupon employees, to showcase that support.

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July 10, 2013

ACLU files three marriage lawsuits, pushes forward a fourth

This week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed or pushed forward marriage lawsuits in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, and Illinois.
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May 30, 2013

The clock is ticking for marriage in Illinois

Famous Illinoisans from Preisident Obama to Senator Mark Kirk, to sports legends Richard Dent and Ernie Banks have stated their support for marriage equality, and advocates for the freedom to marry say they do have the votes they need to pass the measure in the House. Now they just need the opportunity.
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