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How anti-transgender legislation impacts transgender students

How anti-transgender legislation impacts transgender students

Wren Murphy, Reporter (They/Them) April 27, 2021

Felix Busk has lived in South Dakota his whole life, and anti-transgender legislation is pushing him out. Busk, a sophomore wildlife and fisheries major from Dell Rapids, South Dakota, has been publicly...

2021 legislative recap: money, marijuana and more

2021 legislative recap: money, marijuana and more

Brock Brown, Reporter (He/Him) March 30, 2021

Impeachment, marijuana and fairness in women’s sports are topics that have brought recent national attention to the South Dakota’s State Legislature.     All of these issues were left...

HB 1076 alive despite deferral

HB 1076 alive despite deferral

Jordan Rusche, Lifestyles Editor (She/Her) January 26, 2021

House Bill 1076, which would require a birth certificate to reflect a person’s biological sex, has been revived by the House of Representatives after being narrowly defeated in committee Tuesday morning. Introduced...

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Beneath the legal jargon of South Dakota’s HB 1057

J. Michael Bertsch, News and Lifestyles Editor January 29, 2020

The South Dakota House of Representatives will vote on a bill aimed at changing the legality of certain medical treatments for transgender individuals under the age of 16 Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 at the...

Transgender students at South Dakota State worry about impact of upcoming anti-transgender bill

Transgender students at South Dakota State worry about impact of upcoming anti-transgender bill

Gracie Terrall, Copy Editor January 29, 2020

On Jan. 15, House Bill 1057 was introduced during the South Dakota Legislative session as the Vulnerable Child Protection Act. If passed, the bill would criminalize medical professionals for prescribing...

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