Students at UIC covered by the school’s health insurance will have an added benefit come the fall: sex change surgery.
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.
The State of Illinois is ending the requirement that people who change their gender on their birth certificates submit proof of genital surgery.
Community groups are rallying for answers after a transgender woman was found shot and killed on the city’s West Side earlier this week.
Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) plans to introduce an ordinance that would establish a commission on transgender issues in the Chicago Police Department.
A doctor at Children’s Memorial Hospital he would like to help develop a clinic for transgender children.
A special committee meets Thursday to decide where to put a transgender inmate.
Three Illinois residents who have changed their gender are going to get new birth certificates that reflect the change.
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.
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.