Broadway Youth Center Supply Drive on Dec. 15

CHICAGO — The AIDS Foundation of Chicago will be hosting a supply drive for the Broadway Youth Center on Saturday, Dec. 15. From the Facebook event. AIDS Foundation of Chicago‘s Associate Board is back with another event to celebrate the holiday season! Anyone in the giving spirit? We sure are! Join us as we host…

Ind. high school requires permission slip for trans students to change names, use facilities

MUNCIE — The Ball State Daily News, the student newspaper for Ball State University in Indiana, reported late last month that a local high school required transgender students to have permission slips signed by parents to use the correct restrooms or change their name. Administrators at Burris Laboratory School, a high school administered by Ball…

Equality Illinois makes endorsement in Chicago treasurer race

Equality Illinois

CHICAGO — Equality Illinois this week made a  endorsement in the race for Chicago treasurer. The organization usually endorses for positions in state government or mayors offices. Politico Illinois reported the endorsement in their Friday morning Illinois Playbook newsletter. Equality Illinois CEO Brian Johnson told Politico that his group was worried about the stances, or…

Iowa man who burned LGBTQ library books charged with misdemeanor

ORANGE CITY — Paul Dorr, who burned LGBTQ friendly books from the Orange City Public Library in October, will be charged with a misdemeanor. The Sioux City Journal reported that Dorr would be charged with fifth-degree criminal mischief. His initial court appearance will be on Jan. 22 at the Sioux County Courthouse in Orange City. Ccriminal…