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NORTHERN ILLINOIS — A new resource for LGBTQ people in rural areas, the Queer-Oriented Rural Resource Network (QORRN) has started up with it’s first focus on Illinois.
Founder Frankie DiCiaccio said that QORRN is dedicated to helping LGBTQ people in rural communities access the resources they need.
DECATUR — Chick-fil-A, the fried chicken chain known for the anti-LGBTQ views of the owners, will be doing a pop-up in Decatur this week.
BOSTON — A new study from Boston University School of Public Health found that the proportion of high school students identifying as LGBTQ doubled from 2009 to 2017, but their suicide rate is still high compared to straight students.
CHICAGO — Equality Illinois has announced its state legislative appointments for 2020, including 13 LGBTQ candidates.