Equality Illinois COVID-19 Resources

Our number one priority is the health and safety of Our LGBTQ Community During this time of uncertainty surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), one thing is without question: We will navigate through this challenging time, together!  As Equality Illinois continues to hear about the surge in needs and challenges our LGBTQ community is experiencing in …

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Inclusive Curriculum Bill Introduced to Teach LGBTQ History

The Illinois Inclusive Curriculum Bill is introduced in the state legislature, an initiative of Equality Illinois and the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance and sponsored by state Sen. Heather Steans of Chicago and state Rep. Anna Moeller, of Elgin, so students will learn about the significant historical events and contributions by LGBTQ people. Some examples: The …

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LGBT Advocacy Day

Equality Illinois is holding our annual LGBT Advocacy Day on Wednesday, April 15 at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. It’ll be a great opportunity to talk to lawmakers about legislation that affects the LGBT community. Our agenda includes strengthening hate crimes legislation, protecting LGBT youth from ineffective and dangerous conversion therapy, and saving important …

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New Adoption Guide for Prospective LGBT Parents

Equality Illinois today launches an exciting new initiative to assist prospective LGBT parents through the sometimes challenging road map to adopt children in need of loving, permanent homes: Growing Your Family: A Guide for Prospective LGBT Adoptive Parents. The guide contains an overview of adoption law, topics to consider at the start of the adoption …

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