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

By Brian Brueggemann, Belleville News-Democrat

April 10, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2015

Students speak about LGBTQ identities

By Anna Spoerre, @ASpoerre_DE

October 26, 2015

LGBTQ history month began in 1995 to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history and has since expanded to include other identities, according to the Library of Congress. The Center for Inclusive Excellence and LGBTQ Reso...

I Am Me: Yaya and Torrie

October 26, 2015

Bridging the gap between the LGBTQ community and athletics

By Anna Spoerre, @ASpoerre_DE

October 21, 2015

Considered the nation's "original gay day," Out at Wrigley has been an annual event since 2001. A section of the stands is filled with LQBTQ men and women, many of whom come out at the event held at the home of the Chicago Cubs.Th...

I Am Me: Rowen & Ruari

October 19, 2015

I Am Me: Alex & Jasmine

October 4, 2015

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