The Democrat Cosponsoring Anti-Marriage Equality Discrimination Protection Bill
June 19 2015 8:05 PM ET

The Lone Democrat Fighting to Protect Marriage Equality Opponents

It's not the first time this six-term congressman from Illinois has championed the cause of protecting antigay activists from discrimination.

Sister of Alleged Sex Abuse Victim: Dennis Hastert Was His Abuser

WATCH: Alleged Victim of Dennis Hastert Named

A woman comes forward to accuse former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert as 'the one who was abusing' her brother in high school.

Illinois Sends Conversion Therapy Ban to Governor

Illinois Sends Conversion Therapy Ban to Governor

Gov. Bruce Rauner hasn't said if he'll sign the bill, but its backers are optimistic.

WATCH: The First Federal Monument By and For LGBT Veterans

WATCH: The First Monument By and For LGBT Veterans

The first federally approved monument on federal land to honor LGBT vets was dedicated Sunday at the national cemetery outside Chicago.

WATCH: Jon Stewart On Aaron Schock's Luxe Spending Habits

WATCH: Jon Stewart On Aaron Schock's Luxe Spending Habits

Wednesday night's episode of The Daily Show proves that nothing, especially Aaron Schock's excessive spending habits, gets past Jon Stewart.

Anti-Equality Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns

Anti-Equality Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns

After growing scrutiny surrounding the Illinois congressman's use of funds, the 33-year-old Republican has resigned.

ExxonMobil Investigation Turns Up Evidence of Antigay Bias

ExxonMobil Investigation Turns Up Evidence of Antigay Bias

Illinois officials found the evidence is sufficient for legal action against the company to move forward.

WATCH: Chicago Gay Couple File Complaint Over Taxi Ejection

WATCH: Chicago Gay Couple File Complaint Over Taxi Ejection

Daniel Costa and Stephen Murphy say the driver kicked them out for kissing.

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Discrimination by Hobby Lobby

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Discrimination by Hobby Lobby

While questions swirl about whether there's reason to worry about Hobby Lobby's possible anti-LGBT biases, one transgender employee says she's confronted discrimination there for years.

WATCH: Illinois Celebrates Statewide Marriage Equality

WATCH: Illinois Celebrates Statewide Marriage Equality

Same-sex couples have been able to marry in some parts of the state for several months, but now marriage equality is the law of the entire Land of Lincoln.

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