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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.

March 18 2020 5:07 PM

The Thursday night decision was years in the making.

November 15 2019 1:29 PM

Judi Brown says she was subjected to transphobic and racial harassment at a Circle K store in Illinois.

August 23 2019 5:36 AM

Illinois is the fifth state to require that schools teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people.

August 12 2019 2:21 PM

Michael McAuliffe plans to file legislation stripping film projects of tax credits working with the out actor.

March 29 2019 11:05 AM

Greg Harris, the new Illinois House majority leader, is one of several out lawmakers ascending to key posts.

February 13 2019 5:31 AM

The Department of Corrections continues to list her gender as male and to deadname the inmate.

December 28 2018 11:46 AM