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Northwestern Getting Two New Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Transgender students at Northwestern University will be getting their own separate bathrooms in the a heavily used student center on the school’s Evanston campus.

07/17/2014

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UIC Alum Celebrates Decision To Insure Sex Change Surgery

Students at UIC covered by the school’s health insurance will have an added benefit come the fall: sex change surgery.

05/29/2013

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East Aurora School Board Rescinds Transgender-Support Policy

School Board President Annette Johnson has said her panel was erroneously advised by an assistant superintendent that the transgender policy was necessary to meet changes in the Illinois school code.

10/19/2012

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State Ends Requirement Of Proof Of Genital Surgery For Birth Certificate Gender Changes

The State of Illinois is ending the requirement that people who change their gender on their birth certificates submit proof of genital surgery.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

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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

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Alderman Seeks To Create Police Commission On Transgender Issues

Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) plans to introduce an ordinance that would establish a commission on transgender issues in the Chicago Police Department.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012

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Chicago Doctor Wants To Develop Clinic For Transgender Children

A doctor at Children’s Memorial Hospital he would like to help develop a clinic for transgender children.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012

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Committee To Decide Where To Assign Transgender Inmate

A special committee meets Thursday to decide where to put a transgender inmate.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

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Transgender Illinoisans Win Changes On Birth Certificates

Three Illinois residents who have changed their gender are going to get new birth certificates that reflect the change.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

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Cook County Has New Policy For Transgender Inmates

Transgender inmates at Cook County Jail can now be housed, dressed and searched according to their gender identity rather than their sex at birth, under a new policy.

04/10/2011

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Vigil Held To Remember Transgender Violence Victims

A vigil was held at the Thompson Center Plaza over the weekend to mourn and remember transgender people across the world who have been the victims of murders driven by prejudice.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010