Six of seven state Republican committee members who blasted the former GOP chairman for endorsing marriage equality are handed pink slips.
A transgender woman alleges that an Illinois doctor wouldn’t treat her after learning about her desire to pursue hormone replacement therapy.
A bill that would have prevented same-sex attracted young people from being subjected to attempts to alter their sexual orientation has been voted down in Illinois.
While living in America can sometimes mean facing the threat of religious intolerance, many religions have a dynamic relationship with gender constructs, and consider gender variance holy or blessed. Whatever your background, bringing spirituality and gender into conversation can be intimidating. Has your religion influenced the way you think about your gender? Has your gender changed the way you think about your spirituality?
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A bid to block therapists from engaging in “conversion therapy” with gay, bisexual and transgender youth in order to make them heterosexual failed Thursday in the Illinois House.
Tracy Baim, a major figure in Chicago LGBT media for 30 years, will receive the award from the Chicago Headline Club in May.
Yesterday, the Illinois House Human Services committee advanced a bill that would ban the discredited and dangerous junk science practice of “ex-gay” therapy from being offered to minors.
Vernita Gray, part of the first same-sex couple married in Illinois after winning a court order, was a veteran activist in her hometown of Chicago.
A group of Christian pastors in Chicago will provide safe space for LGBTs fleeing draconian laws in Africa.
The University of Illinois will on Thursday vote on whether to add cover for gender reassignment cover to health insurance plans used by many students.
The guide covers documentation change including Illinois driver’s licenses, birth certificates, social security cards and passports.
The new resource comes just two months after Illinois saw the passage of marriage equality, a major goal for Equality Illinois and a major funding source for its advocacy work. In other states that have passed same-sex marriage legislation, local groups have tended to shift focus to transgender rights, which have largely trailed mainstream gay rights issues.
A bill that would prohibit the use of controversial gay-to-straight conversion therapy on LGBT youth, has been introduced in the Illinois state legislature.
Republican primary candidate for Illinois’ 9th congressional seat Susanne Atanus has been asked not to run by her party after she claimed God was punishing America for same-sex marriage with…
LGBT people have aroused God’s wrath, says a Republican congressional hopeful, whose comments in turn drew the wrath of party leaders, who called on her to quit the race.