Topics :: South Dakota

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Teen Allegedly Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Tag Files Complaint

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 26
An openly gay teen from Yankton, South Dakota, filed a discrimination complaint this week against the fast food restaurant where he worked, after officials allegedly forced him to wear a nametag that said "gayatard."

Attorney Requests Ruling in S.D. Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Jul 9
The Minneapolis attorney representing the six same-sex couples challenging South Dakota’s gay marriage ban is asking a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling.

SD Gay Teen Says Restaurant Gave Him Offensive Nametag

NATIONAL | Jun 26
An openly gay 16-year-old Yankton boy is accusing a fast food restaurant of forcing him to wear a name tag with a homophobic slur in front of customers.

SD Lawmaker Discusses Post on Homosexuality

POLITICS | May 6
A South Dakota state lawmaker who called gay sex a moral and a health issue says he regrets the wording of his recent Facebook post but not the sentiment of his controversial comments.

SD State Rep: Gay Sex A ’One Way Alley For The Garbage Truck’

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | May 2
A Republican state representative from South Dakota is causing a stir Friday for a letter he wrote this week, saying that being gay has health risks and that anal sex is a "one way alley for the garbage truck."

South Dakota Gay Marriage Ban to Face Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By Carson Walker | Apr 25
A lesbian couple plans to exchange vows Saturday in Minnesota, then be the first South Dakota residents to legally challenge the state’s ban on same-sex marriage and its refusal to recognize such nuptials.

SC Woman Files Lawsuit Over Same-Sex Separation

NATIONAL | Mar 14
A South Carolina woman has filed a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage ban.

SD Bill Lets Clergy Refuse to Perform Gay Marriage

RELIGION | Jan 30
South Dakota lawmakers are considering a measure that would allow clergy and religious organizations to refuse to take part in gay marriage services.

Gay Marriage Rulings May Prompt SD Case

NATIONAL | Jan 16
Officials of an organization that seeks to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation say federal court decisions overturning bans on same-sex marriage in two other states may lead to challenges to South Dakota’s ban on gay marriage.

Historic Freeze Could Break Midwest Temp Records

NATIONAL | Jan 4
It has been decades since parts of the Midwest experienced a deep freeze like the one expected to arrive Sunday, with potential record-low temperatures heightening fears of frostbite and hypothermia even in a region where residents are accustomed to bundl

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