The Equality Illinois 2014 Gala filled the Hilton Chicago’s International Ballroom to capacity as a record crowd of 1,400 celebrants including Gov. Pat Quinn, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and scores of other dignitaries joined Gala Chair Jennifer Pritzker in toasting the passage of marriage equality. The Equality Illinois Freedom Award was given to renowned Chicago filmmaker Lana Wachowski, The Chicago Urban League, and Sen. Kirk. Bloomington, IL-based State Farm earned the Business Leadership Award.
Highlights of the Equality Illinois 2014 Gala
Videos of the Gala Program
Photo Galleries 1 & 2 (click on each image; pictures available for purchase)
Highlights of the Equality Illinois 2013 Gala
Photo Galleries 1, 2, & 3 (click on each image)
Video: Year in Review – 2013 Gala
Video: Gov. Pat Quinn Speaks at 2013 Gala