Dr. Ellie Kim, a research coordinator at Lurie Children's Hospital's Trans Youth Care Study, was the first of several Lurie Children's Hospital employees to publicly come out against cosmetic genital surgeries the hospital has performed on intersex children. | Jake Wittich/Block Club ChicagoJake Wittich/Block Club Chicago

After Lurie Children’s Pledges To Stop Surgeries On Intersex Kids, Activists Urge Other Hospitals To Follow

"This is a watershed moment," said Sean Saifa Wall, cofounder of the Intersex Justice Project.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.