30 Couples to Be Joined in Civil Unions in Millennium Park

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Gov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Clerk David Orr will be among those in attendance for a historic ceremony next month, in which 30 gay and lesbian couples will be joined in civil unions in Millennium Park.

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05/09/2011

"Gov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Clerk David Orr will be among those in attendance for a historic ceremony next month, in which 30 gay and lesbian couples will be joined in civil unions in Millennium Park.

"The event is set for June 2, the day after civil unions officially become legal in Illinois. It is being organized by the Chicago Commission on Human Relations' Advisory Council on LGBT issues...

"The participating couples have already been chosen. Some signed up for the Civil Union Tracker on the web sites of Lambda Legal and Equality Illinois, while others were suggested by gay and lesbian groups around the state..."

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