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Jonas Valentine, 18, a transgender student at Round Lake High School, stands next to one of four gender neutral restrooms the school installed after he petitioned the school for better facilities for trans students. (Credit: Jonas Valentine)

Transgender Teen Gets School To Install Gender Neutral Bathrooms

When 18-year old Jonas Valentine came out as transgender, he felt isolated at school at first. “They then isolated me into the teachers’ locker room. They said students felt ‘uncomfortable’ with me in the normal locker room and bathroom. At first I felt like it was fair to the students, but now I’m realizing how unfair it is to myself.”

05/01/2015

Donta Gooden, 19, was found stabbed to death in the 4800 block of West Jackson Boulevard on Aug. 14, 2012. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Transgender Woman Found Stabbed To Death On West Side

For the second time in four months, a transgender woman has been killed on the West Side.

08/15/2012

Scales Of Justice

Cicero Settles Lawsuit By Transgender Woman Claiming Police Mistreatment

The Town of Cicero has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a transgender woman who claims she was humiliated, harassed and threatened with arrest for “fraud” by police officers.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Paige Clay

Community Rallies After Transgender Woman’s Murder

Community groups are rallying for answers after a transgender woman was found shot and killed on the city’s West Side earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012