Report: Many Difficulties For Couples In Civil Unions One Year LaterIt has been a year now since same-sex civil unions became legal in Illinois, but the advocacy group Equality Illinois says many couples are not finding that their unions are being treated as equal to marriages.
Law Firm On Gay Marriage For Illinois: 'It's Just Time'The gay rights law firm Lambda Legal has produced a video with the message that “it’s just time” for full marriage equality in Illinois, after lawsuits were filed this week seeking to secure marriage rights for same sex couples.
Lawsuits Filed To Secure Gay Marriage Rights In IllinoisTwo separate lawsuits were filed Wednesday, attempting to secure marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples in Illinois.
Gay ISU Student Claims Brutal Attack Was A Hate CrimeA suburban college student was beaten at Illinois State University over the weekend and he said he was targeted because he was gay.
Rep. Harris Pulls Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Says Votes Are Not ThereIllinois State Rep. Greg Harris (D-Chicago) has pulled his bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, but he says in a published report that he will introduce legislation again when the time is right.
Center On Halsted To Celebrate 5 Years Serving LGBT CommunityThe Center on Halsted LGBT community center will soon celebrate five years in operation with a gala expected to attract 1,500 people.
Gerber/Hart LGBT Library To Move To Rogers ParkThe Gerber/Hart LGBT library has announced plans to move to a new site on Clark Street in Rogers Park.
Chicago To Host Filming Of LGBT Take On 'A Christmas Carol'Chicago will be the site for the filming of a new independent holiday movie, which will take a new look at Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” from a gay perspective.
Illinois Tourism Officials Make Pitch For Gay TravelersNow that Illinois allows civil unions for unmarried couples, and other states are allowing same-sex couples to get married, Illinois tourism officials are trying to market the state to the gay and lesbian community.
Gerber/Hart LGBT Library Set To Move From Edgewater SiteThe Gerber/Hart Library and Archives of gay and lesbian resources remains very much in operation, but will soon be moving from its longtime location just south of Loyola University.
Indiana Begins Offering License Plate Benefiting LGBT YouthIndiana is now the second state to offer a license plate promoting benefiting LGBT causes.
More Than 3,700 Civil Unions Issued In Illinois Since JuneMore than 3,700 couples committed to one another through civil unions in the first six months since Illinois legalized them.
Teen Sentenced For Brutally Beating Man Because He Was GayAn Oswego man will spend the next two years in prison, after admitting to attacking and brutally beating another man because he was gay.
LGBT Senior Housing Development To Go Ahead In BoystownA handful of housing projects designed specifically for LGBT senior citizens are springing up around the country, and Chicago is about to get one soon.
Sailor Kicked Out Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Re-EnlistsA 38-year old man on Monday became the first man in Illinois to re-enlist in the military after being kicked out of the service because he’s gay.