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New Majority House Leader State Rep. Greg Harris

Equality Illinois Celebrates the Appointment of Openly Gay State Rep. Greg Harris as Illinois House Majority Leader and Thanks Speaker Michael J. Madigan for his Leadership A statement from Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois, the state’s civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Illinoisans: “We are excited by Speaker …

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EQIL PAC Details Rauner anti-LGBT Spending

In preparation for the upcoming Market Days festival, the largest two-day street festival in the Midwest, LGBT leaders including the Equality Illinois Political Action Committee plan to call attention to Bruce Rauner’s anti-LGBT activities and ongoing conservative social agenda for Illinois. Equality Illinois organizations and activists say that Rauner, who has claimed not to be …

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Advancing the Federal LGBT Agenda

An Equality Illinois delegation spent Thursday, January 9 in Washington, DC meeting with leaders to discuss a wide range of issues and emphasizing that despite great gains in 2013, the agenda remains full and there should be no complacency. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley and the Obama …

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