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Letter to the Editor: Northwestern must reinforce its letter of support for transgender and gender nonconforming students with concrete action

Adam Davies

February 24, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The following letter is written in response to the recent letter from Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president of student affairs, to the Northwestern community about support for students who are trans* or gender nonconforming. As a student who very openly identifies ...

Student bathroom bill introduced in Illinois House bases access on sex at birth

Victoria Cabales, Reporter

April 18, 2016

Filed under City, State

A bill that would prevent transgender students from using the bathrooms and locker rooms of the gender they identify with has been introduced to the Illinois House of Representatives, potentially compromising Evanston’s recent...

Evanston’s Jennifer Pritzker named first transgender billionaire on Forbes 400

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 17, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston resident Jennifer Pritzker on Monday was named the first transgender billionaire on Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans. Pritzker, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and heiress to her family's Hyatt Hotel fortune,...