DeRay Mckesson
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Illinois

Staunch Catholic Sen. Dick Durbin is standing up for his friend, the out U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

December 16 2015 12:47 PM

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.

December 10 2015 10:45 PM

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.

December 07 2015 8:59 AM

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.

October 16 2015 4:20 AM

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

August 27 2015 3:52 PM

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

August 20 2015 7:04 PM
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