Illinois

Three people holding the flags were asked to leave when others said the symbol made them feel unsafe.

June 25 2017 8:15 PM

One would make it easier to change the gender marker on birth certificates; the other would outlaw the use of anti-LGBT "panic" as defense against a murder charge.

June 01 2017 4:06 PM

One woman said protesting is more productive than worrying about what Donald Trump might do next.

January 21 2017 5:48 PM

The race saw controversy when Republican Kirk was endorsed the the Human Rights Campaign, which revoked its backing due to his racist remark in a debate.

November 08 2016 9:01 PM

The school district CEO in Elgin, Ill. didn't consult either the school board or parents in establishing a policy allowing trans students to use the locker room matching their gender identity.

October 06 2016 5:46 PM

After the university issued a letter telling students it didn’t support “safe spaces” or “trigger warnings,” Campus Pride said administrators misunderstand those terms. 

August 26 2016 8:20 PM
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