Chicago activist and bar owner Art Johnston and his partner in life and business, Pepe Peña, star in the upcoming film Art and Pep.
The Illinois employee engaged in an angry, expletive-filled rant against the men.
Jill Rose Quinn is set to be the state's first trans judge, while LGBTQ ally Marie Newman bested one of the most conservative Democrats in Congress.
The Thursday night decision was years in the making.
Judi Brown says she was subjected to transphobic and racial harassment at a Circle K store in Illinois.
Illinois is the fifth state to require that schools teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people.
Michael McAuliffe plans to file legislation stripping film projects of tax credits working with the out actor.