Just a few days after an Illinois school district announced it would settle a federal transgender discrimination lawsuit, a war of words has sparked new tensions.
The attorney for the disgraced former speaker of the House confirms a deal to avoid a trial that would almost certainly include allegations he had a gay relationship with a student he coached.
Schools in the Springfield diocese won't turn away children of gay parents, but they may make them feel unwelcome.
Illinois joins California, New Jersey, Oregon, and D.C. in banning use of the discredited, harmful practice on minors.
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.
The two were wed in Chicago at Montrose Harbor in an afternoon ceremony.