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The ad, using the guise of "protecting" girls' and women's sports, has drawn condemnation from LGBTQ+ activists.

January 14 2022 4:15 PM

Noem issued trans-exclusionary executive orders after vetoing earlier legislation, and she says her new bill will avoid the problems of the previous one.

December 16 2021 8:47 PM

Gov. Kristi Noem's action comes after she sought changes to anti-trans legislation, drawing criticism from the right, and some now say she's trying to save face with conservatives.

March 29 2021 11:49 PM

Kristi Noem wants an anti-trans bill before her to exclude trans athetes only at the high school level, not college, but she's announced a coalition to resist sanctions for such policies.

March 22 2021 2:55 PM

Activists say the measure signed by Gov. Kristi Noem will enable discrimination against LGBTQ+ people and others.

March 11 2021 5:20 PM Updated

The bill, which would keep trans girls out of girls' school sports, appeared to be dead in committee last week.

March 08 2021 9:30 PM

The Mississippi bill would keep transgender girls out of girls' sports, while the South Dakota legislation is a so-called religious freedom measure that would enable discrimination.

March 03 2021 9:26 PM