Thursday, May 31, 2007

Please join us for the

Equal Marriage Illinois 'Hearts and Minds' State Conference

Join activists from around Illinois to exchange ideas and
design the strategy to win full marriage equality for LGBT families


Representative Greg Harris
Chief Sponsor of the
Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act
and the
Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act

Saturday, June 30th, 9:30AM - 4PM

Unitarian-Universalist Church of Bloomington-Normal*
1613 E. Emerson, Bloomington, IL


*DISCLAIMER Hosting the above event by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington-Normal does not imply endorsement of the views presented.

Welcome to Equal Marriage Illinois

EMI is a growing community of Illinoisans - all over the state - who are calling for an end to the exclusion of gay and lesbian families from full marriage equality in the Land of Lincoln. Illinois' tradition of fairness for all citizens demands that the state government treat all families equally. Will you join us? You can start by signing the pledge at our main site.

This blog will keep you updated about equal marriage news and events in Illinois and around the world. To start us off on a good note - here's a delightful advertisement making the rounds on YouTube:

If you have questions or comments or just want to share - please feel free to contact me, Allie Carter, the Field Manager for Equal Marriage Illinois and the editor of this blog, at

We'll be adding content here regularly - so check back for introductory posts from all our regular contributors from Lambda Legal, the ACLU of Illinois and Equality Illinois. I'll also be posting reports from EMI groups around the state.