Staunch Catholic Sen. Dick Durbin is standing up for his friend, the out U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic.
A transgender high school student is thanking her supporters after school officials decided to uphold a settlement that opponents came out in force to denounce.
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.