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andyoldlabour Tue 23-Feb-21 12:37:55

Well, at least in South Dakota, where clear language and good decision making has prevailed - for now.

1)"With respect to biological sex, one is either male or female."
2)A person's "sex is determined at fertilization and revealed at birth or, increasingly, in utero"
3)"[B]iological differences between males and females are determined genetically during embryonic development."
4)"Secondary sex characteristics that develop during puberty . . . generate anatomical divergence beyond the reproductive system, leading to adult body types that are measurably different between sexes."
I could copy and paste more, but it makes for such a good and sensible read. This should be a template for all countries to follow, not just one state in the US.

mylrc.sdlegislature.gov/api/Documents/215965.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2piZR0uq86Vw-S-s4g4YG1aayYVVR758D67k2KVud01NAACG_a6eJ5Bbo

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highame Tue 23-Feb-21 13:27:25

Looks like it's Republican

Winesalot Tue 23-Feb-21 13:41:40

Let's see how many more states will pass it through.

andyoldlabour Tue 23-Feb-21 15:22:01

"Looks like it's Republican"

Frustrating beyond belief, but doesn't surprise me. The Democrats are just the same as our LibDems and Labour where identity politics are concerned.

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andyoldlabour Tue 23-Feb-21 15:28:29

Winesalot

There are also some Republicans who have been "captured". I wonder if this one has any daughters?

www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/02/utah-governor-teared-explained-wont-sign-anti-trans-bill/?fbclid=IwAR0xycplaz3Et917UCmx0glo4ROslX8acr7AR_ZJibY_0wGd1Ql0aW2muek

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FindTheTruth Tue 23-Feb-21 17:20:43

Just skim read it. So sensible. Thanks OP. do you know if they can be overturned by anyone?

like this bit
A team or sport designated as being female is available only to participants who19 are female, based on their biological sex

nauticant Tue 23-Feb-21 17:24:58

Looks sensible but I think only allowing teams if they have 19 females in is a bit restrictive.

Impatiens Tue 23-Feb-21 17:25:28

I don't care if it's Republican, it's good news. I'm sure it will be challenged hard but that would also be good news = more daylight.

Zinco Tue 23-Feb-21 17:38:28

The Democrats are trying to stop this at the national level with their "equality act".

lionheart Tue 23-Feb-21 18:31:43

EA Amendments.

feministstruggle.org/faea/

Delphinium20 Tue 23-Feb-21 19:31:26

Oh...I just fear the Republicans leading this charge.

On the other hand, it just shows that the majority of humans are GC. Even if most people couldn't define the term "Gender Critical" if asked, they can easily define male sex and female sex.

lionheart Tue 23-Feb-21 19:54:26

Save Women's Sports

'We won! HB 1217 passed out of committee with a 11-2 vote!'

ArabellaScott Tue 23-Feb-21 20:28:05

Sounds great.

nauticant Tue 23-Feb-21 20:36:05

The ACLU are involved:

www.aclusd.org/en/legislation/house-bill-1217

Current status:

www.dakotanewsnow.com/2021/02/23/south-dakota-legislative-panel-advances-transgender-sports-bill/

lionheart Sat 27-Feb-21 10:16:42

www.dailywire.com/news/high-school-girl-athlete-blasts-biden-administration-for-abandoning-her-lawsuit

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