Illinois

The race saw controversy when Republican Kirk was endorsed the the Human Rights Campaign, which revoked its backing due to his racist remark in a debate.

November 08 2016 9:01 PM

The school district CEO in Elgin, Ill. didn't consult either the school board or parents in establishing a policy allowing trans students to use the locker room matching their gender identity.

October 06 2016 5:46 PM

After the university issued a letter telling students it didn’t support “safe spaces” or “trigger warnings,” Campus Pride said administrators misunderstand those terms. 

August 26 2016 8:20 PM

A group of 63 students and 73 parents argued in court that students' privacy was being violated at a Chicago-area school that let a transgender girl access the girls' locker room.

August 15 2016 9:34 PM

“We don't believe this is a gun issue, this is a terrorism issue and this is an act against American citizens,” said shop owner Bert Irslinger Jr.

June 30 2016 10:52 AM

The controversial singer, who quit the music industry in 2003, came out to an interviewer, then said she's neither gay nor straight, is reportedly making threats of self-harm on social media.

June 24 2016 12:23 AM Updated
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