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PHOTOS: Illinois Celebrates Marriage Equality!

PHOTOS: Illinois Celebrates Marriage Equality!

PHOTOS: Illinois Celebrates Marriage Equality!

With Gov. Pat Quinn's signature on Senate Bill 10, Illinois became the 16th U.S. state to embrace marriage equality on Wednesday, November 20.

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Illinois became the 16th state with marriage equality when Gov. Pat Quinn signed Senate Bill 10 yesterday! Join the celebration in the photos on the following pages! 

 Supporters of same-sex marriage celebrate in the Boystown. 

 

Someone got engaged! 

Baby's first bill signing? 

Cheering Gov. Quinn on! 

Let's hope she's right! 

Rainbow flags aplenty in Boystown! 

Thousands celebrate after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed Senate Bill 10, bringing same-sex marriage to Illinois today November 20, at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Forum.

That's Gov. Quinn with the signed bill! Done deal! 

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Tracy E. Gilchrist

Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.

Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.