LGBTQ

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Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
A state agency is seeking information on topics including victims’ experiences and the need for services.
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August 12, 2019 - 12:05 pm
(KFTK) — Historical contributions by members of the LGBTQ community will now be included in public school curriculum in Illinois. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill requiring the inclusion into law over the weekend. The new law ensures that students in Illinois public schools will learn about the...
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June 24, 2019 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.) wants the government to pay "gay reparations." Warren recently introduced legislation, dubbed the "Refund Equality Act," which would pay back money owed to LGBTQ couples who were not permitted to file joint taxes prior to the Supreme Court's...
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March 13, 2019 - 3:01 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFTK) — The Illinois House of Representatives passed HB 246 Wednesday with a 60-42 vote. If passed by the Senate and signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker, this law would require K-12 students to learn curriculum that includes the historical contributions of LGBTQ individuals,...
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