SPRINGFIELD, Sick. (WIFR) – On Friday, August 13, 2021, the Next District Appellate Court docket of Illinois affirmed the expansive protections of the Illinois Human Legal rights Act (Act) for transgender folks.  In Hobby Foyer Retailers, Inc. v. Sommerville (2021 IL App (2d) 190362), the Court tackled an situation of first effect, holding that transgender people in Illinois have the ideal to accessibility restrooms corresponding to their gender identity. Meggan Sommerville, a transgender lady, submitted a cost with the Illinois Division of Human Rights (IDHR) in opposition to her employer Pastime Foyer for not making it possible for her to