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Illinois a blue haven for gender affirming care, but LGBTQ+ advocates say housing, safety still a concern

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2024
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Illinois is already a safe haven for those seeking gender affirming care — and the Democrat-led legislature this year passed a pair of bills to further protect the privacy of those coming to the state for care and to make it easier for transgender people to correct their name and gender on IDs. Those measures are awaiting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature. But advocates say there’s more the state can do to help the LGBTQ+ community, including a push to require school districts to teach sex education and other calls to...

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