Equality Illinois applauds LGBTQ appointment to Illinois Senate sexual harassment task force

CHICAGO — Equality Illinois welcomed the appointment of Dr. Kathleen Robbins to a state senate task force on sexual harassment and discrimination in a statement on Friday.

As with the national government, media and entertainment, the state general assembly has been hit with allegations of harassment.

From Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois

We applaud the appointment of Dr. Kathleen Robbins by Illinois Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady to the Illinois Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention. Kathleen is an excellent addition to the task force. She has significant life experiences, from service in the U.S. Air Force, the business sector, and the non-profit space, and is a member of the Equality Illinois Community Advisory Group.

We thank Leader Brady for appointing Kathleen and for ensuring an inclusive discussion of the impact of sexual harassment, assault, and discrimination in Illinois.

Read the full statement on The Illinois Eagle.