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Illinois Family Institute

LOOK: Gay Marriage Equated With Incest In Disgusting Meme

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.30.2013 | Gay Voices

Anti-gay group the National Organization For Marriage (NOM) is back in action with a gross new meme on their Facebook that equates marriage benefits f...

Gay Marriage Foes Gather At Illinois Capitol Day After Supporters

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

By Lisa Maria Garza Oct 23 (Reuters) - Chants of "One man! One woman!" filled the Illinois Capitol building on Wednesday as opponents ...

Group Says Masturbation to Be Taught Under New IL Sex Ed Law

David Ormsby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

An irony about the conservative Illinois Family Institute's promotion of family values is that virtually none of the group's e-mails could be shared a...

Election Winners and Losers in Illinois

Kyle Hillman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Elections have consequences and none more so than in Illinois. While the obvious places of change (State House & Senate and Congressional races) became clear throughout Tuesday night, the less obvious is becoming clearer everyday after.

School Condemned For 'Accommodating Disordered Desires' Of Transgender Students

Posted 10.17.2012 | Gay Voices

An Illinois anti-gay Christian hate group voiced its condemnation of a newly affirmed school policy for transgender-inclusion, claiming the "feckless ...

Group Tells Parents To Pull Kids From Classrooms WIth Gay, LGBT-Inclusive Teachers

Posted 10.07.2012 | Education

The Illinois Family Institute, an anti-gay Christian group, is calling on parents to pull their children out of classrooms led by any teacher who supp...

Medical Marijuana Gets Big Boost From Republican Leader

Posted 06.25.2011 | Chicago

The most recent lame-duck session in the Illinois state legislature was a busy one, and one that resulted in the passage of a good deal of progressive...

Illinois Civil Unions Bill PASSES State Senate, Quinn Vows To Sign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than 24 hours after it was passed by the Illinois House of Representatives, the state Senate voted to approve a measure that would allow gay coup...

Illinois Civil Unions Bill PASSES State House

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois House of Representatives passed a historic civil unions bill Tuesday evening after many moving speeches on the House floor. SB1716, the...

Illinois Lawmakers To Vote On Civil Unions TODAY

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For weeks, supporters of Illinois' civil unions bill have been vocal and confident--and today the Illinois House of Representatives could finally vote...