Tag: Illinois

This week in marriage equality

The Illinois House passed marriage equality on Tuesday. The bill went back to the Senate to for a final vote. Gov. Pat Quinn said he would sign it in a ceremony on Nov. 20. Marriage equality begins in Illinois on June 1.

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3 states vie to become next with marriage equality

The governor is Neil Abercrombie and the state is Hawaii, where the idea of marriage equality began two decades ago and special sessions are called for constructive purposes. Abercrombie announced his intentions on his blog and posted the draft of the bill.

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Pro-Repeal Groups Stand Together in Illinois

The following is from HRC field organizer and military veteran Lee Reinhart: Last week, members from Organizing for America, Equality Illinois and American Veterans for Equal Rights joined HRC in an office visit to Senator Mark...

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Keeping Up the DADT Pressure in Illinois

The following is from HRC field organizer and military veteran Lee Reinhart: With the passage of civil unions legislation in Illinois last week, there was much to celebrate and rightly so. But here in the Land of Lincoln, we’ve...

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