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What Does Marriage Equality Mean? and How Will You Celebrate?

FINALLY!  Marriage Equality has come to Illinois!  Now it’s time to celebrate!
Tickets are now on sale for the biggest and most glamorous formal
LGBT event in the Midwest!

Plan now to attend the Equality Illiniois 2014 Gala in the Hilton Chicago

Learn more about the always popular silent auction and the program book
Go to for all the information.
So, how does this thing work? What if we already have a civil union, or
were married elsewhere?  Where do we get a license and what do we need
to bring? Equality Illinois is ready to help you find the answers to
those and many other questions. Here’s how:
an Equality Illinois Marriage Forum. Thirteen are scheduled throughout
the state in December and January. Scroll down to the calendar for the
list of cities and to register, or
CLICK HERE for information & to register

Read the Equality Illinois Marriage Guide. This handy pamphlet answers many of your questions about getting married in Illinois. Click here to see the FAQs.

 Calendar of Upcoming Events

3 DECEMBER – Marriage Forum in Aurora –
4 DECEMBER – Marraige Forum in Palatine –
6 DECEMBER – Big Gay Gathering – Networking event for high schoolers – 5:30 pm @ Elmhurst College (190 S. Prospect, Elmhurst)
6 DECEMBER – First Friday – 
    6 pm @ Sidetrack (3349 N. Halsted St., Chicago)
9 DECEMBER – Marriage Forum in the Quad Cities –
10 DECEMBER – Marriage Forum in  Rockford –
10 DECEMBER – Marriage Forum in Chicago –
11 DECEMBER – Post-DOMA Forum – 11:30 am 
        @ Quarles & Brady (300 N. LaSalle St., Chicago)
11 DECEMBER – Marriage Forum in Champaign-Urbana –
12 DECEMBER – Marriage Forum in Carbondale –
12 DECEMBER – Marriage Forum in Springfield –
17 DECEMBER – Marriage Forum in Belleville –
31 DECEMBER – New Year’s Eve Party – 7 pm 
      @ Sidetrack (3349 N. Halsted St., Chicago)

3 JANUARY – First Friday6 pm @ Sidetrack 
      (3349 N. Halsted St., Chicago)
14 JANUARY – Marriage Forum in Bloomington-Normal –