In Southwestern Illinois, Metro East Pride promotes connection and support.
Over 10,000 people attended the PrideFest in Illinois's capital for a wholesome, family-friendly time.
The families, represented by right-wing attorneys, claim the federal government's policies on trans students amount to "discrimination" against cisgender students.
The nation's third-largest school system is respecting the rights of trans youth to equal treatment in their bathrooms, locker rooms and in sports participation.
"I do not want some wicked pervert in the same bathroom as my wife or my daughter," said the man, about Target's transgender bathroom policy.
The once esteemed speaker of the House has been exposed as a pedophile and convicted for bank fraud.
Protesters incensed by Trump's incendiary rhetoric — and frustrated by the media's passive response to it — are increasingly risking their safety. Is it hurting or helping the Donald's campaign?