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Marriage Equality in Illinois

Judge: Illinois Gay Marriage Lawsuit May Proceed

Posted 09.27.2013 | Chicago

Story by Matt Simonette, courtesy Windy City Times: A judge ruled Sept. 27 that a lawsuit filed on behalf of several Cook County same-sex couples w...

Advocates Say Votes Are There For Illinois Gay Marriage Bill

Posted 05.20.2013 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy Windy City Times: With the end of the Illinois' spring legislation session just days away, LGBT leaders say that equa...

Illinois Takes Another Step Toward Marriage Equality In Senate Vote

Posted 02.15.2013 | Chicago

In a historic Valentine's Day vote, the Illinois Senate passed a bill clearing the way for same-sex couples to be legally married in the Land of Linco...

Illinois Senate Poised To Approve Historic Gay Marriage Bill

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 02.14.2013 | Chicago

Updated story The Illinois Senate on Thursday is expected to advance a bill legalizing same-sex marriage to a vote in the state House of Representa...

Marriage Equality Bill Advances, Again, In Illinois

Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago

Marriage equality legislation in Illinois was approved Tuesday by a state Senate committee, advancing the measure toward a vote of the full Senate tha...

Senate President Wants Gay Marriage In Illinois By Valentine's Day

Posted 02.01.2013 | Chicago

Valentine's Day might just be particularly poignant this year for same-sex couples in Illinois. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois Senate...

Push For Marriage Equality Falls Short -- For Now -- In Illinois

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR and SARA BURNETT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- With a vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois looking less likely to happen in the next few days, supporters of marriage ...

Coalition Formed To Push For Gay Marriage In Illinois

Posted 12.20.2012 | Chicago

Following news that Illinois state lawmakers are planning to call a vote on marriage equality next month, a group of organizations on Thursday announc...

Gov. Quinn Wants Gay Marriage Bill In January

Posted 12.10.2012 | Chicago

Though he's already made his support for marriage equality quite clear -- albeit, after a moment of non-clarity earlier this year -- Democratic Illino...

Gay Marriage Opponent: Same-Sex Unions Would 'Eradicate' Marriage

Posted 11.29.2012 | Chicago

Though supporters of same-sex marriage are cautiously optimistic that marriage equality could soon arrive in Illinois, opponents to such legislation a...

State Rep Eyes Lame Duck Session For Latest Gay Marriage Push

Posted 11.01.2012 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy of Windy City Times: Gay state Rep. Greg Harris has a message for LGBTs and their allies: start calling your Illinois...