New Bill Would Make 'Conversion Therapy' for Ill. Children IllegalThe legislation would make it illegal for mental health specialists to try to change the sexual orientation of anyone under 18 in Illinois.
Illinois Group Praises Kirk's Same-Sex Marriage SupportBernard Cherkasov says Kirk is influential among moderate Republicans, but it’s his argument itself that’s compelling.
Same-Sex Marriage Advocates In Illinois Encouraged By ElectionBernard Cherkasov, chief executive of the gay-rights group Equality Illinois, says the election results showed same-sex marriage winning in four states.
Advocacy Group Says Ill. Civil Unions Not WorkingCivil unions are supposed to give couples the same rights under law as marriage, but " those rights are often denied."

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