LGBTQ+ Rights

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MWRD Commissioner Precious Brady-Davis honors former Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris at breakfast reception

October 29, 2023

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater Chicago Commissioner Precious Brady-Davis honored former Democratic Illinois House Majority Leader Rep. Greg Harris at a breakfast reception and bi-monthly board meeting Oct. 19 at the MWRD headquarters in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood. Ahead…

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We're excited to announce our host committee for Equality & Pride 365! Join House Speaker Welch and these champions for change for our pride celebration for all.

Host Committee for Equality and Pride 365 Announced

May 13, 2023

We’re excited to announce our host committee for Equality & Pride 365! Kelly Cassidy, State Representative for the 14th District Precious Brady-Davis, Associate Regional Communications Director at Sierra Club Greg Harris, Former House Majority Leader Ken Mejia-Beal, Democratic Party of…

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Kevin Romero, left, and his husband, Philip Maziarz, hold their dogs Parker and Wickett outside the home they're renovating in Uptown on April 15, 2023, in Chicago. (Shanna Madison / Chicago Tribune)

LGBTQ Residents Moving to Illinois from States with Conservative Agendas: ‘I don’t want to be ashamed of where I live’

April 26, 2023

Mark Niehaus-Rincon, 67, has lived in Omaha, Nebraska, for 12 years but says “life is too short” to stay there. He and his husband, Alex, a native of Omaha, have faced the silent treatment from others at their gym for…

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