A report by the state’s auditor general criticized the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for failing to address the needs of LGBTQ+ youth in its care.
At Casa Al-Fatiha in Logan Square, two local musicians built a sanctuary for LGBTQ asylum seekers.
For three decades, the city has failed to cope with the loss of mental health clinics. The pandemic revealed the wounds of this disinvestment.
Can we save his most important Chicago building?
The narrative that young and previously healthy Americans are the “new” pandemic patients is an erasure of Latino victims.
“It sounded like the way I thought democracy was supposed to work.”
Where people want the money to go and where the money actually goes
A pilot program for participatory budgeting in Chicago Public Schools led to gender-neutral bathrooms, shower curtains in locker rooms, and students feeling empowered to influence change.
Cops say masked teens with a thirst for violence and joyrides are terrorizing the city. An examination of arrests reveals a narrative built on shoddy data and anecdotal evidence.
Chicago’s new Arts 77 program will spend $60 million on cultural facilities and art.
A new building filled with social service and education amenities at Altgeld Gardens is a test case for the limits of design and architecture.
A dispatch from a protest for Adam Toledo and against police brutality
A first-of-its kind resource center is working to empower the queer workforce about their rights after a spate of historic civil rights victories.
For some the long-haul COVID-19 loss of taste and smell is more than an inconvenience—it’s a loss of livelihood.
Video released Thursday shows that 13-year-old Adam Toledo was unarmed and raising his hands when he was killed by police.