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Posted by: Stephan McCollom   |   2/27/2012   |   Illinois

Advocates for Womens Issues and the GLBTQ Community in Chicago

 
Advocates for Women's Issues and the GLBTQ Community in Chicago

   

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Personal Tags: Lakeesha J. Harris and Janean L. Watkins, Chicago IL, Civil Union Ceremony, June 2011, First Couple to Be Granted a Civil Union in Illinois

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Janean Watkins and Lakeesha Harris are a powerhouse couple. Not only have they been steadfast in their support of women's rights around the world for most of their lives, but they were the very first couple to be granted a civil union in the state of Illinois. Both women are McNair Scholars, serve as prominent leaders at Northeastern Illinois University and still find time to raise six fantastic children. They are the