Republican Susanne Atanus, who said 'God is angry' at gays, pulls off a primary win but faces a popular Democratic incumbent in the general election.
Vernita Gray, part of the first same-sex couple married in Illinois after winning a court order, was a veteran activist in her hometown of Chicago.
Of the three Republican state representatives who voted for marriage equality, two won their primaries by a wide margin, while the other has a narrow lead.
At least five counties are joining Cook and Champaign in accepting license applications from same-sex couples, but more are waiting for June 1, the marriage equality law's original effective date.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan says given the constitutional issues, there's no justification to wait to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples until the state's marriage equality law takes effect June 1.
Same-sex couples in Cook County, Ill., don't have to wait until June to get married, according to a federal judge's ruling today.
The award celebrates the Chicago-born filmmaker’s commitment to LGBTQ visibility.
Bishop Thomas John Paprocki, who conducted an exorcism service the day the Illinois marriage equality bill was signed into law, has also repeated his assertion that Satan is behind same-sex marriage.
LGBT people have aroused God's wrath, says a Republican congressional hopeful, whose comments in turn drew the wrath of party leaders, who called on her to quit the race.