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US military to allow transgender men and women to serve openly

By W.J. Bennigan, Tribune Washington Bureau

June 30

Filed under News

The Pentagon on Thursday lifted a long-standing ban against transgender men and women serving openly in the military, removing one of its last discriminatory hurdles and placing gender identity on par with race, religion, color...

Local lawmakers back bill addressing transgender people in school bathrooms, locker rooms

By Brian Brueggemann, Belleville News-Democrat

April 10

Filed under News

Illinois has its own version of the which-bathroom-people-should-use issue that raised a ruckus in North Carolina.Illinois' version of the contentious debate is in the form of legislation whose co-sponsors include metro-east law...

In Illinois Senate race, a battle over who has better gay rights record

By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau

March 30

Filed under Uncategorized

While states such as Georgia and North Carolina are split over discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, the major-party candidates to represent Illinois in the U.S. Senate are fighting it out o...

I Am Me: E

November 17

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I Am Me: Colleen

November 4

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