Illinois

Attorney Joanie Rae Wimmer, cited as the inspiration for a transphobic Ives campaign ad, says the politician is "demonizing a group of people."

February 06 2018 8:58 PM

Republican Jeanne Ives's ad features a caricatured "transgender" person (pictured), among other offensive portrayals.

February 05 2018 8:09 PM

Arthur Jones, who is racist, anti-Semitic, anti-LGBT, and a Holocaust denier, has no opponent in the Republican primary.

February 05 2018 2:31 PM

A transgender girl in suburban Chicago said requiring her to use a privacy stall in the girls' locker room was discriminatory.

January 26 2018 2:56 PM

No harm has come to anyone by allowing trans students access to facilities appropriate for their gender identity, the judge rules.

January 03 2018 2:56 PM

It is only the second state to ban the defensive tactic from the courtroom.

December 31 2017 2:33 PM

Illinois — a state with no shortage of problems, from violence to budget impasses — has five LGBT-friendly Democrats vying to lead it.

December 07 2017 6:57 PM
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