Illinois Eaglets are our weekly news brief feature, published every Wednesday morning. To submit a brief, email [email protected]. The weekly deadline to submit briefs is 6 p.m. every Tuesday.
St. Louis area PFLAG chapters merge
PFLAG St. Louis, St. Charles, and Ferguson recently merged to form a new chapter, PFLAG Greater St. Louis. People can see the new website here: www.pflagstl.org. Email [email protected] for more information.
Quigley demands answers on treatment of trans detainees at the border
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Chicago) last week questioned Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Chris Magnus about what policies and procedures are in place to ensure the safety and protection of trans individuals in their custody. Quigley has previously raised concerns involving the mistreatment of trans detainees at the border. Quigley’s questions came during a hearing held by the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security concerning the department’s FY 2023 budget request.
Video of Quigley’s questioning is available HERE.
Pride Night with Springfield’s Lucky Horseshoes
CORAL is the guest host for Pride Night with the Springfield Lucky Horseshoes on June 16. For every ticket sold with the code PRIDECORAL, CORAL will get a $2 donation.