The plaintiffs in our Illinois marriage lawsuit include 16 same-sex couples from across the state and their families. Their moving stories make it perfectly clear: It's just time for marriage equality in Illinois.
Lambda Legal and other legal, medical and social services providers in a letter point to the agency's "lack of a uniform and appropriate method of processing recipients' requests" to change the gender listed in official records and benefit cards.
The U.S. Supreme Court may announce soon whether or not it will review the Prop 8 case seeking to strike down the ban on the freedom to marry in California. Legal Director Jon W. Davidson tells us what might happen next.