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Around the Region: Former U of I coach wins $1.4 million in anti-LGBT discrimination...

Iowa A jury in Iowa sided with a former athletic administrator who said she was discriminated against at the University of Iowa for being a...

Around the Region: SD Christian soup kitchen turns away transgender woman

South Dakota A Christian organization running a shelter refused to provide a meal to a Two-Spirit transgender woman, KDLT reports: A Sioux Falls transgender woman...

Around the Region: U of Iowa athletics anti-LGBTQ discrimination case begins

Iowa The case of a University of Iowa coach who alleges she was fired for being lesbian has begun, the Associated Press reports: A former...

Around the Region: LGBTQ groups condemn IA voter ID bill

Iowa Civil rights groups are concerned about a voter ID bill that could make it harder for transgender Iowans to vote, the Des Moines Register...

Around the Region: ACLU sues WI university system for failure to provide trans health...

Wisconsin The ACLU is suing the state's university system because it won't provide transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, according to a statement: The American Civil Liberties...

Around the Region: Communities rally for trans equity in Iowa, Wisconsin

Wisconsin A rally for transgender rights was held in Appleton last week, the Post Crescent reports: Nearly 300 people gathered in Houdini Plaza to advocate...

Around the Region: SD governor signs bill to allow anti-LGBTQ discrimination in adoption services

South Dakota South Dakota's governor has signed a bill that allows faith-based adoption agencies to deny services to LGBTQ people, South Dakota Public Radio reports:...

Around the Region: SD lawmakers pass bill allowing anti-LGBTQ discrimination in adoption

South Dakota A bill to legalize discrimination in adoption is headed to the governor's desk for signature, the Human Rights Campaign said in a statement:...

Around the Region: North Dakota lawmakers debate LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill

North Dakota A bill to ban discrimination against LGBTQ North Dakotans was heard for the first time in 2017, KTVQ reports: A bill to add...

Around the Region: South Dakota governor promises veto of anti-transgender bill

South Dakota South Dakota's governor promised to veto anti-transgender legislation that lands on his desk, the Associated Press reports: South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says...