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by Angela Caputo
12:15pm
Wed Nov 4, 2009

IL-SEN: Giannoulias Responds To Gay Marriage Defeat In Maine

Back in September, State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias became the first major statewide candidate in Illinois history to speak up in support of gay marriage. Since then, raising the profile of the civil rights abuses leveled against the GLBT community has become a central ...
PI Original
by Adam Doster
9:41am
Mon Sep 21, 2009

Hoffman, Hynes Back Gay Marriage

Alexi Giannoulias may have been the first statewide candidate to come out in favor of full and equal rights for Illinois' homosexual and transgender community, but he's not the last. Over the weekend, Tribune columnist Eric Zorn received an email from David Hoffman's ...
PI Original
by Adam Doster
10:04am
Thu Sep 3, 2009

Giannoulias Supports Same Sex Marriage

Alexi Giannoulias has expressed strong support for same-sex marriage, the first major statewide candidate to do so in Illinois.

PI Original
by Progress Illinois
10:20am
Sun Mar 8, 2009

Rounding Out The Week

Over the past few days, the ball has moved down the field on a number of stories we've been following.  Here's the latest: - We've watched as congressional legislation allowing bankruptcy judges to modify mortgages has been put on the back-burner again and again over the ...
PI Original
by Angela Caputo
3:44pm
Fri Oct 24, 2008

Gay-Friendly School On The Ropes?

Mayor Daley may have come out against the idea of opening the nation's second gay-friendly high school -- one of the Chicago's most progressive education proposals to date -- but backers of the Social Justice Pride Campus aren't backing down. "We have a clear ...
PI Original
by Adam Doster
5:54pm
Thu Sep 25, 2008

The Benefits Of Same-Sex Benefits

Just over two years ago, Gov. Blagojevich signed an administrative order extending health, dental, and vision insurance coverage to same-sex partners of state employees. In doing so, Illinois joined 14 other states and the District of Columbia in providing equal services ...

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