State Laws and Legislation

South Dakota Non-Discrimination Law

Gender identity protected? No
South Dakota's non-discrimination law does not explicitly address gender identity discrimination. Sex and disability discrimination are addressed by South Dakota's unfair discriminatory practices, but it is unclear whether these provisions could provide a cause of action for gender identity discrimination. S.D. Codified Laws § 20-13-10 (2002), S.D. Codified Laws § 20-13-23 (2002), S.D. Codified Laws § 20-13-24 (2002), S.D. Codified Laws § 20-13-20 (2002).

Sexual orientation protected? No
South Dakota's non-discrimination law does not explicitly address sexual orientation discrimination. S.D. Codified Laws § 20-13-10 (2002), S.D. Codified Laws § 20-13-23 (2002), S.D. Codified Laws § 20-13-24 (2002), S.D. Codified Laws § 20-13-20 (2002).


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Last Updated: 3/26/2007  

Updated: Sun, March 25, 2007 - 11:00:41