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.
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.
After the university issued a letter telling students it didn’t support “safe spaces” or “trigger warnings,” Campus Pride said administrators misunderstand those terms.
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.
“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.
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.
In Southwestern Illinois, Metro East Pride promotes connection and support.