If the bill passes the House and is signed by the governor, it would make Illinois the second state with such a mandate.
Illinois teacher Nathan Etter says administrators discriminated against him, but they say they're committed to diversity and inclusion.
Dan Lipinski was declared winner of the Democratic primary in the Third Congressional District shortly after midnight.
Incumbent congressman Dan Lipinski has a poor record on LGBT rights and more, making Marie Newman a better choice, progressive groups say.
Attorney general hopeful Erika Harold reportedly made the statement during the 2000 Miss Illinois pageant.
Attorney Joanie Rae Wimmer, cited as the inspiration for a transphobic Ives campaign ad, says the politician is "demonizing a group of people."
Republican Jeanne Ives's ad features a caricatured "transgender" person (pictured), among other offensive portrayals.