"I am aware that our governor and many of you on both sides of the aisle do not consider me equal to you and our relationship equal to the relationship you share with your spouse," Mell, a Chicago Democrat, told her colleagues Wednesday. "I think we are more alike than we are different."....
Only one Republican stood to recognize Mell's announcement.
Sunday, June 6, 2010
Wedding Announcement (video Sunday)
Illinois Rep Deb Mell tells her colleagues she is getting married. Of course they won't recognize it, because she's a lesbian.