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Transgender teenager named Prom Queen
Jan. 16, 2015
Reyna Ortiz always knew she was a girl. She lived as a girl in the late 1990s in high school, while earning the respect of her classmates and teachers.
Justice Dept to protect transgender workers
Dec. 18, 2014
The Justice Department is now interpreting federal law to explicitly prohibit workplace discrimination against transgender people.
HIV diagnosis leads friends down different paths
Sep. 19, 2014
Fear causes one friend to wait to find out if he has HIV. The other turns to crystal meth after turning a corner in his fight with the virus.
LGBT blue collar workers still face adversity
Jun. 20, 2014
We take a closer look at an Illinois exoneree and how he's trying to put his life back together. And, we talk about the risks some LGBT blue collar workers still face. Then, the sounds of pianist Kuang-Hao Huang, who previews Make Music Chicago.
The music of Brazil's favelas
Jun. 11, 2014
As the 2014 World Cup begins in Brazil tomorrow, we listen to the funky music coming from Rio's slums, or favelas.
Life in Northwest Indiana's steel closet
Jun. 2, 2014
Writer looks at LGBT steelworkers in macho environment of steel mills.
A look at the latest rideshare legislation
May. 16, 2014
We get an update on the future of the rideshare industry. We compare the office styles of baby boomers and millennials. And, a preview of prom weekend taking place for some CPS students.
Could Illinois’ next governor ax gay marriage?
Mar. 12, 2014
The primary contest for governor comes shortly after the state legislature settled a divisive fight over same-sex marriage. We clarify whether any of the candidates could sweep away that decision.
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