Ill. Gay Couples With Health Issues Will Be Able to Marry Early
December 16 2013 4:01 PM ET

Judge: Gay Couples Facing Terminal Illness Can Marry Early in Ill. 

Trudy Ring

Same-sex couples in which one partner has a life-threatening illness can marry immediately instead of waiting for the state's marriage equality law to take effect June 1, a judge has ruled.

Illinois Family Institute Compares Marriage Equality to Junk Food
December 06 2013 2:21 PM ET

Illinois Family Institute Compares Marriage Equality to Junk Food

Nicholas Cimarusti

The Illinois Family Institute, an anti-LGBT Christian organization, issued a fake nutritional label that tries (and fails) to be clever in its opposition to marriage equality. This is not the first written disaster from the organization.

Terminally Ill Woman and Partner First to Marry Under Ill. Law
November 26 2013 2:27 PM ET

Terminally Ill Woman and Partner First to Marry Under Ill. Law

Trudy Ring

A judge Monday ordered the immediate issuance of a marriage license to Vernita Gray, who has cancer, and partner Patricia Ewert.

Bishop Exorcises 'Infernal Enemy' Responsible for Marriage Equality
November 21 2013 3:23 PM ET

Bishop Exorcises 'Infernal Enemy' Responsible for Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

While many Illinoisans celebrated yesterday's signing of a marriage equality bill, one Roman Catholic leader was seeking to drive out the forces that led to this 'grave sin.'

PHOTOS: Illinois Becomes Marriage Equality State No. 16
November 20 2013 9:26 PM ET

PHOTOS: Illinois Becomes Marriage Equality State No. 16

Michelle Kanaar

With Gov. Pat Quinn's signature on Senate Bill 10, Illinois Wednesday became the 16th U.S. state to embrace marriage equality.

With Cheers and Tears, Illinois Celebrates Marriage Equality Signing
November 20 2013 7:30 PM ET

WATCH: Illinois Celebrates Marriage Equality Signing

Trudy Ring

There was plenty of joy in the air today as Gov. Pat Quinn signed marriage equality into law in a Chicago ceremony.

WATCH: Chi. Cardinal Pens Anti–Marriage Equality Letter
November 16 2013 7:58 PM ET

WATCH: Chi. Cardinal Pens Anti–Marriage Equality Letter

Trudy Ring

Cardinal Francis George has asked for the letter to be distributed throughout the Chicago archdiocese Sunday.

Ill. Catholic Bishop to Exorcise Spirit of Marriage Equality
November 15 2013 3:08 PM ET

Ill. Catholic Bishop to Exorcise Spirit of Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Same-sex marriage comes from the devil, and therefore the new law merits an exorcism service, claims Bishop Thomas Paprocki.

WATCH: Gay Illinois Rep. Proposes at Marriage Equality Celebration
November 06 2013 3:05 PM ET

WATCH: Gay Illinois Rep. Proposes at Marriage Equality Celebration

Daniel Reynolds

Rep. Sam Yingling marked the passage of marriage equality in Illinois by popping the question to his longtime partner.

It Passed: Illinois Set to Become 15th State for Marriage Equality
November 05 2013 4:01 PM ET

It Passed! Illinois Set to Become 15th State for Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

The bill passed the House today, was already approved in the Senate, and the governor will sign it.

Chicago Gay Couple, Kicked Out of Cab for Kissing, File Suit
October 31 2013 2:34 PM ET

Chicago Gay Couple, Kicked Out of Cab for Kissing, File Suit

Trudy Ring

They say that after they exchanged a quick peck, the driver demanded that they leave his cab.

Bishop: No Prayers for Marriage Equality in Cathedral
October 24 2013 2:18 PM ET

Bishop: No Prayers for Marriage Equality in Cathedral

Trudy Ring

The Roman Catholic bishop of Springfield, Ill., said a plan to pray the rosary for marriage equality was 'blasphemous,' and police were called to keep equality activists out of the city's cathedral.

Illinoisans Rally for Marriage Equality
October 22 2013 1:22 PM ET October 22 2013 8:53 PM ET

Illinoisans Rally for Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Thousands of activists gathered at the state capitol in Springfield today to call for passage of the marriage equality bill.

AddThis

Quantcast