publication . Article . 2010

The Impact of Employment Nondiscrimination Legislation in South Dakota

Goldberg, Naomi G; Badgett, M V Lee; Ramos, Christopher;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This report explores the issue of employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) citizens of South Dakota. We used the best available data from government sources and from recent research to examine the impact of employment discrimination on LGBT people and on South Dakota businesses. Specifically this report concludes that as many as 12,400 gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals live in South Dakota, and estimates suggest that 2,000 transgender individuals live in South Dakota; LGBT South Dakotans are racially and ethnically diverse, live throughout the state, and actively participate in the economy; across a number of surveys,...
Subjects
free text keywords: South Dakota, discrimination, gay, lesbian, transgender, Law, Arts and Humanities, Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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