Vernita Gray, left, and Pat Ewert, right, in From now on, there's only marriage in Illinois," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Slate Magazine. Star Observer. A similar bill to repeal the 15 employee loophole passed both houses of the General Assembly in Maywas signed into law by Governor J.
Retrieved February 28, NBC Chicago. February 21, A federal court ruling declared Illinois' ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and that Cook County could begin issuing marriage licenses immediately. Found the story interesting?
Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. March 30, Pat Quinn signed the law legally recognizing same-sex marriage in the state. In Julyfollowing the U. Registered foreign marriages confer limited rights.
The law allows both same-sex and opposite-sex couples to form civil unions and provides state recognition of substantially similar legal relationships, including same-sex marriages and civil unions, entered into in other jurisdictions. Andrew Cuomo legalized same-sex marriage in New York.
Hodgesa group of six cases challenging bans on same-sex marriage in Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Above everything, we are Black women. In a similar battle, New Jersey's Gov. This vote was a huge victory and a cause for celebration for the gay rights movement.
Illinois General Assembly. As of April 18,more than 9, same-sex couples in Cook County alone had received marriage licenses from Februarywith same sex marriage equality sign images in Chicago that the number of marriage licenses given to same-sex couples would reach over 10, in the county by summer
People where the Supreme Court of Illinois ruled that fellatio oral sex , whether heterosexual or homosexual, was a violation of the sodomy law; the first such case in the United States. Since , Illinois has had hate crime legislation that includes actual or perceived sexual orientation. Same-sex couples are treated in the same manner as opposite-sex couples.
LGBT anti-bullying law in schools and colleges. By David Struett.