During this season of generosity and gift-giving, so many LGBTQ Illinoisans still don’t earn a living wage. Can you #GiveForEquality today to support Equality Illinois’ efforts to secure a better future for the LGBTQ community in Illinois? During this holiday season, we are asking 200 LGBTQ and allied supporters to make a small gift …

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It doesn’t take much to make a big difference for LGBTQ kids. #GiveForEquality today! Donate today: #EqualityIllinoisHoliday  

Year-End Giving

As Equality Illinois comes to the end of another successful year of serving LGBTQ Illinoisans, we want to THANK YOU for your contributions and volunteer service! Today, we are calling on your support to participate in our annual “Year-End Giving Campaign” as we continue to pave a future free of bias, bigotry, and discrimination. Your contribution will continue …

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Illinois Scores Unprecedented LGBTQ Legislative Victories

On the same day last week that President Trump rolled back rights for transgender Americans, two new civil rights advances for LGBTQ Illinoisans became law. One week earlier, a third new LGBTQ-affirming policy became law in Illinois. These bills were all part of the Equality Illinois 2017 Legislative Agenda. We need your help to continue …

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On Giving Tuesday, help keep the Trump-Pence administration in check

Donate on Giving Tuesday to ensure that the fight for true lived equality will continue UNTIL WE’RE ALL EQUAL! Feeling excited and empowered after more than 200 LGBTQ stakeholders and allies came together on Monday night for a Post-Election Action Forum to discuss how to react to the Trump-Pence administration, we are determined to be …

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On #GivingTuesday, let’s remember those who are vulnerable and feel excluded. Equality Illinois is committed to building a better Illinois, so that every individual no matter their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression can feel included and live equally. We want this holiday season to be happy time for the LGBT community in our …

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$25 for 25 years

A special message from Art Johnston, Equality Illinois co-founder: As we enter Equality Illinois’ 25th year, I look back in astonishment at what we accomplished together, and feel so positive about our collective ability to tackle the challenges ahead. If you went out in the 1970s to a bar where gay and trans people gathered, …

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