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State Rep Deborah Mell shares marriage plans with IL House of Representatives

Earlier this week, State Representative Deborah Mell announced on Chicago Tonight that she had proposed to her longtime girlfriend Christin Baker while they had dinner at the John Hancock Building. Then she made that same announcement on the floor of the House of Representatives in Springfield – less than a week after we all jumped... Read more »

State Rep Deborah Mell announces engagement on TV

Last night State Representative Deborah Mell announced on the WTTW program Chicago Tonight her engagement to her longtime partner Christin Baker. Unfortunately Mell and Baker will need to travel to Iowa to get married because same-sex marriage in Illinois is still not legal.  Just last week Equality Illinois organized a Lobby Day for constituents across the state... Read more »