Greg Harris, the new Illinois House majority leader, is one of several out lawmakers ascending to key posts.
The Department of Corrections continues to list her gender as male and to deadname the inmate.
Gov. Bruce Rauner denies that the ad, portraying his challenger marrying the Illinois House speaker, is antigay.
Kevin Morrison, a Democratic candidate for Cook County Board, says the ad depicts him as limp-wristed; Republicans counter that it shows him as a puppet.
The decision from a federal appeals court comes in the case of a lesbian who says she was physically and verbally assaulted other tenants at her senior housing facility.
The law currently applies to employers with 15 or more workers, but the vetoed bill would have extended its coverage to all employers.
Illinois state legislator Nick Sauer resigned after the revelations.