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May 22, 2019
Noem resists ACLU's clemency plea for death row inmate who claims anti-gay prejudice
May 22, 2019 - 7:37pm
May 21, 2019
ACLU makes final plea to Noem for Rapid City man's life, arguing anti-gay prejudice motivated death sentence
May 21, 2019 - 7:49pm
May 17, 2019
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary
House passes bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
May 17, 2019 - 4:42pm
March 31, 2019
Michelle Crowfeather and her mother, Diana Weaselboy, members of the Lakota Sioux and Chippewa Cree Tribes, respectively, attend Arizona's first Two-Spirit Powwow. The women describe themselves as LGBT allies and said they wanted to attend the powwow to show solidarity with the Two-Spirit community. Photo by Katherine Davis-Young for The Washington Post.
For many Native Americans, embracing LGBT members is a return to the past
March 31, 2019 - 2:30pm
March 14, 2019
Newly-elected Governor Kristi Noem delivers her inaugural address on the rotunda floor of the Capitol after being sworn in as South Dakota’s 33rd governor — and first-ever woman. The inauguration was held Saturday, Jan. 5 in Pierre. By Jeremy Waltner for Forum News Service.
Nursing homes, hemp, presumptive probation among hot topics in South Dakota's 2019 legislative session
March 14, 2019 - 8:55pm
March 1, 2019
SD Capitol Notebook: With many controversial bills dead, legislature looks ahead to budget negotiations
March 1, 2019 - 3:29pm
February 25, 2019
South Dakota House fails to pass bill to require transgender student athletes to compete based on 'birth sex' with tied vote
February 25, 2019 - 9:21pm
February 23, 2019
Battle over LGBTQ+ rights peaks in South Dakota legislature
February 23, 2019 - 8:49pm
February 12, 2019
SD House passes bill to ban instruction on gender dysphoria in public schools
February 12, 2019 - 6:37pm
February 7, 2019
Bill killed in ongoing battle on transgender rights in South Dakota
February 7, 2019 - 7:35pm
February 6, 2019
SD committee passes controversial bills on college freedom of speech, gender education in public schools
February 6, 2019 - 7:37pm
December 30, 2018
Luc Bensimon, a 46-year-old transgender man, who advocates on behalf of transgender and gender nonconforming individuals, and Dan Brennan of the Equality Center in Topeka, Kan., stand in in front of the center which is located directly across the street from Westboro Baptist Church. Photo for The Washington Post by Christopher Smith
In conservative Kansas, newly elected gay legislators try to make history
December 30, 2018 - 1:09pm
October 26, 2018
Special to The Forum
Thousands pour into National Cathedral as Matthew Shepard, a symbol of gay rights, is interred
October 26, 2018 - 12:56pm
June 18, 2018
Thousands flock to Sioux Falls park for Pride celebration
June 18, 2018 - 10:13am
Thousands flock to Sioux Falls park for Pride celebration
June 18, 2018 - 10:13am