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  1. 2 attorney general hopefuls differ on abortion, same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    ... belief and there's no evidence to support that," said Harold, a member of the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Equality. "I've always been a proponent in making sure people are treated fairly and equally under the law." Harold says her position ...

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  2. "Madigan puppet" mailer called "shameful" and "homophobic"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... from Kevin Morrison to try and hide the fact that he takes his orders from Tony Preckwinkle and Mike Madigan." The Equality Illinois PAC is deeply disturbed that the Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party would exploit a shameful anti-LGBTQ ...

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  3. Illinois Department of Human Rights 'Saluting Excellence'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | RiverBender.com

    CARBONDALE The Illinois Department of Human Rights , in partnership with Southern Illinois University , Carbondale honored organizations, businesses, educators and individuals whose deep commitment and outstanding leadership promote Fairness and Equality and act as role models of the American Dream.

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  4. Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Herald

    ... demeaning to women. But, in truth, many of those "other things" take precedence in the Illinois Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access Panel's 36-page report. They are the steps that have the potential to immediately address the Springfield culture at ...

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  5. Illinois political parties key to purging sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Magic 95.1

    A report on sexual harassment in Illinois politics issued last week paints a stark picture of the rough-and-tumble of the campaign trail that can breed harassment. The Illinois Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access Panel 's report followed harassment and intimidation allegations that derailed the careers of several men in Illinois government this year as part of the #MeToo movement.

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  6. Illinois political parties key to purging sexual harassmentThings to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Daily Herald

    A report on sexual harassment in Illinois politics issued last week paints a stark picture of the rough-and-tumble of the campaign trail that can breed harassment. The Illinois Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access Panel 's report followed harassment and intimidation allegations that derailed the careers of several men in Illinois government this year as part of the #MeToo movement.

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  7. Illinois political parties embrace anti-abuse panel's reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Daily Gazette

    ... embracing a report's recommendations to end sexual harassment in Illinois government. The Illinois Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access Panel issued the report Wednesday. It suggests that parties help elect more women to public office, only fund ...

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  8. Report recommends ways for Illinois political parties to combat sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... campaigns at all levels to combat sexual harassment and other misconduct. The report by the Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access panel also made recommendations for parties to get more women involved in campaigns and running for office with a ...

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  9. Report: Elect women, change campaign culture to end abuseThree women...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Daily Herald

    Three women in Illinois government studying sexual harassment and gender equity say a solution would be to elect women to half of all political offices in the state. The Illinois Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access Panel issued a report Wednesday recommending measures for political parties to combat sexual harassment and make politics fairer for women.

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  10. Equality IL wants Rauner to stop contributing to Erika Harold as Ken Griffin chips in $200KRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    LGBTQ CANDIDATE ERIKA HAROLD'S CAMPAIGN AND TO DEMAND A RETURN OF LAST MONTH'S $1 MILLION CONTRIBUTION Statement from John Litchfield, Chair of the Equality Illinois PAC, which is dedicated to securing and defending the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Illinoisans through engagement in the electoral process: "Since Erika Harold is so out of step with Illinois values - the same values that are the foundation of LGBTQ-affirming legislation Governor Rauner has signed into law -- the Equality Illinois PAC calls on Governor Bruce Rauner to suspend any further contributions to Erika Harold's campaign and to demand a return of his $1 million donation to her campaign last month.

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  11. ALA Executive Director Among Chicago's Notable LGBTQ ExecutivesRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2018 | PR.com

    ... recognized on this list. Each of these leaders demonstrated that they are advancing their industries, workplace equality and civic engagement. According to Crain's, "This is our first Editorial feature to spotlight the diversity of Chicago's ...

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  12. Burn it or buy it? The psychology behind boycott or support for Nike's Kaepernick campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything." The company's previous marketing moves have included an "Equality" campaign starring LeBron James and Serena Williams and a hijab campaign featuring athletes like fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad. Nike ...

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  13. 'Small but mighty crowd' at 'No Place For Hate' rally in Elk Grove VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | Daily Herald

    ... "We may have come on different ships, but we are all on the same boat together." Mike Ziri, director of policy for Equality Illinois, which promotes acceptance of the LGBTQ community, said it's important for people to be authentic and tell their own ...

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  14. Illinois Department of Human Rights honors 'Dream Builders'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... the ceremony in honor of their dedication to the youth of Illinois. This event is part of IDHR's 2018 Fairness and Equality Campaign in honor of the Illinois Bicentennial. As part of the campaign, IDHR is asking 200 municipalities across Illinois to ...

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  15. Illinois Gov. Vetoes Expansion of Nondiscrimination LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Advocate

    ... functions." In vetoing the bill, sponsored by two Democratic lawmakers, Rauner has "betrayed Illinois' values of equality and fairness," according to LGBTQ rights group Equality Illinois. "At a time when anti-equality forces are working overtime to ...

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  16. Rauner vetoes bill to extend anti-discrimination laws to small employersRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... based on race, gender, sexual orientation etc. will "discourage business creation" #twill "At a time when anti-equality forces are working overtime to establish licenses to discriminate and the next U.S. Supreme Court could begin to turn back the ...

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  17. State panel proposed to represent female interestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | The Legal Record

    ... 19). Collins and partner organizations Women's March Chicago, Cause the Effect, Planned Parenthood Illinois Action, Equality IL, CNOW, YWCA - Metro Chicago, Chicago Foundation for Women, United State of Women, Women Employed, Men4Choice, ...

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  18. Photo: Christopher Dolan, License: N/A, Created: 2018:07:21 13:44:28Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... wanted to include LGBTQ voices and women's voices to the panel," Rothchild said. "I was formally President of Equality Pennsylvania, so I was able to relate my experience from working with that organization and working with unions to the table. I ...

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  19. Rauner officiates gay wedding, social conservatives objectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | The Daily Vidette

    ... Rauner to the Illinois State Board of Investment. In an emailed statement, Mike Ziri, director of public policy at Equality Illinois, an LGBTQ rights advocacy group, wrote: "We congratulate Mark and James on their wedding and wish them a lifetime of ...

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  20. Illinois Republican Governor Officiates a Same-Sex WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Advocate

    ... Though Rauner has yet to comment about the controversy, Mike Ziri, director of public policy at LGBT group Equality Illinois, emailed a statement to the Tribune. "As chief executive of our state, it is appropriate for Gov. Rauner to administer ...

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