Illinois Bishop Reminds Gay Parents: Catholic Schools Will Teach You're Sinning

Bishop Reminds Gay Parents: Catholic Schools Will Teach You're Sinning

Schools in the Springfield diocese won't turn away children of gay parents, but they may make them feel unwelcome.

Illinois Governor Signs 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban Into Law

Illinois Governor Signs 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban Into Law

Illinois joins California, New Jersey, Oregon, and D.C. in banning use of the discredited, harmful practice on minors.

Freed From Iowa Jail, Black Trans Woman Meagan Taylor Speaks

Free at Last: Meagan Taylor Speaks

The black trans woman tells The Advocate about facing transphobia daily, her battle ahead, and the unusual part a county jail played in working toward justice.

Gay Men Featured in Hillary Clinton Campaign Video Get Married

Gay Couple From Clinton Campaign Video Tie the Knot

The two were wed in Chicago at Montrose Harbor in an afternoon ceremony.

Minister Raises $2,000 Bail for Black Woman 'Arrested While Trans'

Bail Money Raised for Black Woman 'Arrested While Trans'

A minister with Midwestern roots hopes to raise even more money for Meagan Taylor, to pay an outstanding fine.

Black Woman Who Claims Iowa Police Arrested Her for Being Trans, Now Placed in Isolation

Black Woman Claims Iowa Police Arrested Her for Being Trans

Meagan Taylor, 22, was arrested Monday after hotel staff wrongly accused her of prostitution. Now the county jail doesn't know where to house her.

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.

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