Palatine School District Could Lose $6 Million In Federal Funds For Transgender Locker Room PolicySix million dollars in federal money that the Palatine school district has been getting could be in jeopardy - now that the federal government says District 211 is violating an anti-discrimination law.
Suburban School District Under Fire For Transgender Student Locker Room Policy A suburban school district is defending its decision to separate a female transgender student in one of the high school's locker rooms.
Chicagoan Wins Emmy For Transgender Series 'Transparent'The Amazon comedy-drama is based on the family experiences of Lane Tech alum Jill Soloway.
Members Of Chicago Area Transgender Community Happy For Caitlyn Jenner, But Say Others Deserve Award For CourageCaitlyn Jenner is getting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs tomorrow night.
Transgender Teen Gets School To Install Gender Neutral BathroomsWhen 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.”
Bruce Jenner Will Open Doors For Transgender People, Advocates SayCBS 2’s Mike Parker spoke with those seeing new doors opening.
Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender, Says ‘I Am A Woman’In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.
Northwestern Getting Two New Gender-Neutral BathroomsTransgender students at Northwestern University will be getting their own separate bathrooms in the a heavily used student center on the school’s Evanston campus.
UIC Alum Celebrates Decision To Insure Sex Change SurgeryStudents at UIC covered by the school's health insurance will have an added benefit come the fall: sex change surgery.
East Aurora School Board Rescinds Transgender-Support PolicySchool 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.
State Ends Requirement Of Proof Of Genital Surgery For Birth Certificate Gender ChangesThe State of Illinois is ending the requirement that people who change their gender on their birth certificates submit proof of genital surgery.
Community Rallies After Transgender Woman's MurderCommunity groups are rallying for answers after a transgender woman was found shot and killed on the city’s West Side earlier this week.