SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Six of the seven members of the Republican state central committee who wanted to oust former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady over his statements supporting same-sex marriage have been replaced in their party positions.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- A bill banning so-called conversion therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of gay young people is advancing in the Illinois Legislature.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers voted down a bill banning so-called conversion therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of gay young people.
CHICAGO (AP) _ Cook County has issued its 1,000th marriage license to a same-sex couple.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Several Illinois state lawmakers who cast tough votes on pensions and gay marriage fended off expensive primary challenges Tuesday.
Two Chicago men sued a taxi company in the US this week, alleging a driver tried to kick them out of his cab because they shared a short kiss.
CHICAGO (AP) _ Gay and lesbian couples across Illinois can now legally wed as the state's law allowing same-sex marriage took effect Sunday.
CHICAGO (AP) - Attorney General Lisa Madigan is telling Illinois' county clerks they have the right to immediately issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Gay couples who want to wed immediately in Illinois because one partner has a life-threatening illness could do so starting Monday — rather than waiting until the state's same-sex law takes effect in June — after a U.S. judge broadened the medical exception statewide.
CHICAGO (AP) _ Illinois' health insurance marketplace is now allowing gay and lesbian couples to enroll for private coverage.
Advocates for gay marriage are blasting Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner’s (ROW’-nurz) stance on the issue as Illinois’ new law allowing same-sex marriages takes effect statewide.
CHICAGO (AP) — A swanky brunch paying tribute Sunday to those who helped pass Illinois' new same-sex marriage law wasn't free from election-year politics as organizers deemed Gov. Pat Quinn "the most pro-gay governor in the history of Illinois" and knocked his Republican re-election challenger.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A group of current and former Republican lawmakers say they support making same-sex marriage legal in Utah and Oklahoma because it's consistent with Western conservative values of freedom and liberty.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) _ County clerks in western Illinois say they'll wait until June 1 to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses, even though two other Illinois counties have started issuing them.