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Join us on June 30th for a panel discussion on housing and employment issues faced by Transgender communities. Be sure to RSVP for this amazing educational opportunity.
Registration and Resource Room:
9:00am - 9:30am
Program: 9:30am - 11am
Networking: 11am - 12pm
Channyn Lynne Parker, Chicago House
Christina Torres, Lambda Legal
Gretchen Hammond, Windy City Times
Owen McDaniel-Carter, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance
(June 30, 2015)
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, which focuses on commemorating the impact that LGBT individuals have made on history. Throughout the month, IDHR will be publicly focusing on drawing attention to antidiscrimination laws and the ongoing effort to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Learn more about the History of Pride Month and events in and around Chicago.
Read about a recent $30,000 final order and decision from a sexual orientation discrimination complaint.
Illinois Department of Human Rights Investigator Susan Heggeland joined Chicago History Museum as they discussed the resilience of LGBTQ veterans before and during the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy for the armed services. The program, "Secret Loves: Before We Could Ask or Tell" was part of the ongoing OUT at Chicago History Museum series.
(March 27, 2015)
Chicago broadcasting legend and beloved media maven Merri Dee will join the Illinois Department of Human Rights as a featured guest speaker in celebration of Women's History Month, March 12th at 12:00 noon. Join us for a power-hour of inspiration, motivation and celebration as we honor Merri Dee for her many accomplishments. A special book signing will immediately follow Ms. Dee's presentation.
(March 12, 2015)
See Photos from the event.
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