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Cook County, Ill., approaches 1,000 marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Thursday, April 17, 2014
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CHICAGO -- Cook County, Ill., has issued almost 1,000 marriage licenses since it was allowed to do so by a court ruling. [...]

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Chicago man receives email from Sprint addressing him as ‘gay sissyboy’

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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CHICAGO -- A Chicago man says he received an email from mobile phone carrier Sprint addressing him as a "gay sissyboy" after calling the carrier's customer service line. [...]

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Bill to ban conversion therapy on gay youth fails in Ill. state House

Friday, April 11, 2014
Illinois state capitol in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A bill that would prohibit conversion therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of gay youth failed Thursday in the Illinois state House. [...]

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Bill that would ban conversion therapy for gay youth advances in Illinois House

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Illinois state capitol building in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A bill that would prohibit conversion therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of gay youth is advancing in the Illinois Legislature. [...]

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GOP lawmakers who voted for Illinois gay marriage bill win primary races

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Illinois state capitol building in Springfield.
Three Republican lawmakers who crossed the aisle last year to to vote in favor of Illinois' marriage equality law, were all victorious in their primary elections Tuesday. [...]

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U.S. Congress hopeful who said God punishes gay marriage with bad weather, wins primary

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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CHICAGO -- U.S. Congress hopeful Susanne Atanus, who said in January that God has put tornadoes and diseases such as autism and dementia on earth as punishment for gay rights and legalized abortions, won a narrow victory in Tuesday's GOP primary. [...]

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Ill. gay rights group donates to GOP lawmakers who supported gay marriage

Thursday, March 13, 2014
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CHICAGO -- An LGBT rights advocacy group in Illinois is bolstering the campaign funds of two Republican lawmakers. Equality Illinois' political action committee says it plans to put $150,000 into the campaigns of candidates that support same-sex marriage before Tuesday's primary. [...]

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Three more Illinois counties issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Thursday, March 6, 2014
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While many Illinois counties are waiting until the state's new same-sex marriage becomes law in June and others are waiting for legal advice, the list of counties that will start issuing the licenses immediately is growing. [...]

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Most Illinois clerks in no rush to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A program and an Illinois rainbow flag is placed on a seat for spectators who witnessed Gov. Pat Quinn sign the marriage bill into law.
CHICAGO -- County clerks around Illinois say they won't start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples immediately as Attorney General Lisa Madigan said this week they have the right to do. [...]

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Illinois AG: All county clerks can issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Illinois' Lisa Madigan took a similar stand on 2012 against the state's gay marriage ban, but before the case could go to trial, the Legislature legalized same-sex marriage.
CHICAGO — Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Tuesday told an Illinois county clerk that he and others around the state have the right to immediately issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Madigan issued the guidance in response to a question from Macon County Clerk Stephen Bean, who questioned the legal [...]

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