During the last two weeks of October Illinois legislators will be heading back to Springfield. We need you to make your voice heard in support of this important legislation. 

Removing Felony Bar for Individuals Seeking a Name Change

HB 2542 brings our state’s overly-restrictive name change law, in line with the majority of other states and helps those who are transgender, gender-expansive people and survivors of human trafficking live safer and more authentic lives by removing the ten-year waiting period and the lifetime ban.

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Contact your state senator in support of removing this restriction:

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Youth Health and Safety Act passed the legislature!

HB 370 creates a bipartisan working group focused on pregnant and parenting youth, and youth who may become pregnant and parents, and repeals the dangerous forced parental involvement law.

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