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2013 a Good Year for House Speaker Michael Madigan?

David Ormsby | Posted 03.02.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Some political observers think that the powerful Illinois House Speaker, Michael Madigan, (D-Chicago) seriously stumbled in 2013. But they would be wr...

Illinois Marriage Equality Political Fundraising Lags

David Ormsby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Has the fury fizzled? Leading up to a possible showdown on same sex marriage in Springfield next week, marriage equality advocates have raised a pi...

State Rep. Greg Harris Talks Illinois LGBT Politics With Gay Chicago TV

Waymon Hudson | Posted 08.29.2012 | Chicago
Waymon Hudson

One of the most important things when it comes to making progress for LGBT rights, and perhaps one of the things least talked about in the movement, is getting out the vote.

Cardinal George Opposition to Illinois Civil Unions Swept Aside, Illinois House Partially Undoes an Injustice

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

In 1996, Illinois and 14 other states approved "Defense of Marriage of Act" laws, but Illinois has now partially undone that injustice.

Governor Pat Quinn Gets Boost from Human Rights Activists

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Quinn told me he will be fighting in trench-like warfare during the last eight weeks of the campaign when the election will be decided. Let's hope.