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Janna Farley,

February 10, 2021

Year after year, issues that matter most to South Dakotans have been ignored as some lawmakers continue to introduce anti-trans legislation intended to codify discrimination in our state.

And year after year, LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit organizations, partner organizations and allies across the state have joined forces to defeat these bills.

This year has been no different.

Join the ACLU of South Dakota, the Transformation Project Advocacy Network, Black Hills Center for Equality and the Human Rights Campaign for a virtual panel discussion on past and present anti-trans legislation in South Dakota and how people can get plugged in for the fight ahead.

WHAT: Trans People Belong in S.D.: A Legislative Recap

WHEN: 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13

WHERE: Online. Go to or

SPEAKERS: Jett Jonelis and Candi Brings Plenty from the ACLU of South Dakota

Susan Williams from the Transformation Project Advocacy Network

Cathryn Oakley from the Human Rights Campaign

Toni Diamond from Black Hills Center for Equality