The Daily Northwestern

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

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 16, 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...

Evanston names LGBT liaison, receives high ranking for LGBT services

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 16, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston named a city official as LGBT liaison, a new position created to help the city better provide for its LGBT community, the city announced Friday. Mark Muenzer, Evanston’s director of community development, will...