Report: Rep. Mell Recovering After Breast Cancer SurgeryIllinois State Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago) has undergone surgery to for breast cancer and is now recovering, according to published reports Tuesday.
State Rep. Deb Mell Diagnosed With CancerState Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago), one of three openly gay Illinois lawmakers, reportedly has been diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer.
State Rep. Introduces Bill To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage In IllinoisA day after a federal court struck down the law banning same-sex marriage in California, a state lawmaker has introduced legislation to provide full marriage rights to same-sex couples in Illinois.
State Rep. Mell Marries Partner In IowaThe openly lesbian Illinois State Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago) has gotten married to her partner in Iowa.