The Daily Northwestern

Equality Illinois endorses Mark Tendam for Evanston mayor

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

February 26, 2017

Filed under City, Local

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 17, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, National, Politics, State

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...