To solve Chicago's affordable housing crisis, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling on developers to think small.

UICOMP Expansion Includes Accomodations for 'All Genders'

Aug 29, 2017
Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

Medical students at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria successfully advocated for two “all gender” bathrooms on campus. It’s just one of several efforts aimed at improving awareness and understanding of LGBTQ patients.

Where should transgender children use the bathroom at school? That topic is being debated in more than a dozen state legislatures, including Illinois.   

Legislation sponsored by a Northwest suburban lawmaker would tell students they could only use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their sex. Males with males. Females with females.  

The Chicago Cubs say they'll add portable toilets at Wrigley Field after fans had long and uncomfortable waits to use toilets during the season opener.