The Daily Northwestern

Equality Illinois endorses Mark Tendam for Evanston mayor

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

February 26, 2017

Equality Illinois, a statewide political action committee advocating for the rights of LGBTQ people, endorsed Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) for mayor of Evanston, the organization announced Friday. The group said Tendam’s leadership...

Anti-conversion therapy activism in Illinois gains momentum alongside national movement

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 16, 2015

Illinois activists and politicians are ramping up efforts to gain votes for a state ban on so-called conversion therapy for LGBT youth in the hopes of passing the bill out of the state’s House of Representatives by next Friday’s...