The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.
The ban on gay men and women from serving opening in the military was repealed.
And some states allow residents to choose a gender-neutral option on their driver’s license.
While LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit rights have made some giant leaps forward, the fight for equality is not over. Discrimination is still the law of the land in many states – especially South Dakota.
Year after year, issues that matter most to South Dakotans have been ignored as some South Dakota legislators continue to attack the LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit community with bills that stoke fear and hatred amid discriminatory rhetoric.
So, it’s no surprise that many people feel disillusioned by the political process.
The ballot box IS a viable path to a better community – but you have to vote in Nov.
At this virtual campaign rally, we’re kicking it off with our #SoDakPride playlist djed by Natasha from Hot 104.7, a brief program with our voteOUT team, then opening up the last 10 minutes for Q&A. We hope you leave feeling empowered, politically educated, and ready to vote like your rights depend on it. RSVP today to save your virtual seat!
Elected officials may hold the cards, but we hold the power. It’s time to voteOUT!
Zoom registration links to come!
P.S. – A few lucky people will even take home a few prizes. Hope to see you there!