#SayHerName Rally Draws Attention To The Murders Of Trans WomenAccording to the Human Rights Campaign, at least 28 transgender people were killed in 2017. This year 21 transgender people have been "fatally shot or killed by other violent means" according to the organization.
LGBT Wedding Cake Supreme Court Decision Looms, More Cases LikelyThe result was hard to predict based on arguments in December. But however the justices rule, it won't be their last word on the topic.
LGBT Activists Protest Against 'Discrimination' At South Side ChurchGay rights advocates protested outside the Apostolic Church of God following the removal of a parishioner after she married another woman.
Vandals Deface LGBT Monument In Abraham Lincoln National CemeteryElwood Police are investigating vandalism to a monument honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
Federal Court In Chicago To Hear LGBT-Workplace Bias AppealA federal court will consider arguments that protections under the 1964 Civil Rights Act should expand to cover LGBT workers.
Lesbian Accuses Niles Senior Center Of Allowing HarassmentAn LGBT civil rights organization has filed what it considers to be a groundbreaking lawsuit against a senior living facility, alleging it failed to protect a lesbian from harassment by other residents.
Analyst With Religious Group Argues Separate Facilities Are Best For Transgender People While some states and localities are considering laws that require transgender people to use certain bathrooms and locker rooms, a religious group official feels separate facilities are the safest answer, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Illinois Advocate Looks Back On Progress Made By LGBT CommunityOne of Chicago’s leading advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is stepping away from his role in a matter of months and looking back on the work advocates like him have been able to do in recent years, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Art Exhibit Shines Light On Exploitation Of LGBT YouthTraffic tickets to traffic signs make up the "Surviving the Times" exhibit at the Center on Halsted. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Best Locally-Focused Podcasts About ChicagoWith an array of endless things to talk about on a podcast, one thing that people who live here can agree on is that the best ones to listen to are about, you guessed it, sweet home Chicago.
Chicago Gay Advocacy Organization Setting Up Scout UnitThe Center on Halsted, which serves the LGBT community, has called for volunteers to help lead a Scout troop.