Mayor Lightfoot To Appear On 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,' Meet With Mayor De Blasio, Former Mayor Bloomberg In New York CityChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will travel to New York City for several days to appear on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and meet with current Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Christians Surprise Pride Marchers With Signs Apologizing For Anti-LGBTQ Views"We are apologizing for the way Christians have hurt the LGBT community, especially by using the Bible in condemning and judging them."
In Time For Pride, Rainbow Colored Crosswalks"Thirteen of the crosswalks feature the rainbow design that's been a symbol of the worldwide LGBTQ+ pride movement since the 1970s, and the 14th crosswalk at Melrose is dedicated to the transgender community with blue, pink and white stripes found on the transgender flag."
Supreme Court To Take Up LGBT Job Discrimination CasesThe Obama administration had supported treating LGBT discrimination claims as sex discrimination, but the Trump administration has changed course.
Aurora Pride Festival Canceled After Only One YearThe 2019 Aurora Pride Festival has been canceled, Indivisible Aurora announced Friday.
United Airlines Now Has Non-Binary Gender Booking Options"I'm excited to see United Airlines take the lead on this. It allows them to be more inclusive and it opens the door for more business for United and hopefully other airlines and companies throughout the country will do the same."
Anti-Gay Flyers Make Their Way Into Mayor's RaceIf victorious, Lightfoot is set to make history not only as Chicago's first black female mayor, but Chicago's first openly gay mayor as well.
Harris Named First Gay Illinois State House Majority LeaderBrian Johnson of Equality Illinois says the appointment of Harris further demonstrates the Speaker's "commitment to LGBTQ equality and representation."
Someone Replaced Barrington Couple's Pride Flag With American FlagThe couple said they were saddened and confused after someone replaced their pride flag with an American flag in their front yard.
Queer Mural Unveiling At Howard Brown HealthThe 750 square-foot mural is dedicated to Chicago's queer community.
Biden Launches 'As You Are' Initiative Promoting LGBTQ AcceptanceIn 2012, Biden, who had previously supported civil unions but stopped short of explicitly endorsing same-sex marriage.
Biden Launches LGBTQ Family Acceptance CampaignJoe Biden announced a new initiative Tuesday aimed at emphasizing the importance of family and community acceptance to LGBTQ youth.
NY Gov. Cuomo Orders Investigation Into Denial Of Marriage License To Gay CoupleMarriage equality became the law nationwide following a Supreme Court ruling in June 2015.
Nearly Half Of LGBTQ Americans Haven't Come Out At WorkFostering a culture of inclusion has direct effects on workers' output and productivity.
Big Crowds Packed Chicago Pride ParadeAn estimated one million marched in or viewed Chicago's Pride parade passing through city streets.