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EXCLUSIVE: Repeal of infamous Tennessee anti-LGBT bill up for a vote tomorrow

By Scottie Thomaston Tennessee State Senator Jim Kyle will advance his bill to restore antidiscrimination protections for LGBT people in Tennessee tomorrow. It will go up for a vote in the State & Local Government Committee, where it was introduced last week. The bill is the ninth item on the agenda for tomorrow. Tennessee Equality [...]
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Appeals court in Tennessee hears arguments in case challenging state’s removal of LGBT and other non-discrimination protections

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (10 months ago)

By Scottie Thomaston In Tennessee yesterday, a state court of appeals heard arguments in the challenge to HB600, nicknamed the Special Access to Discriminate (“SAD Act”) by equality organizations. The law stripped local governments ... Read Post

TENNESSEE: State Senate Advances Bill To Ban All Local LGBT Rights Laws

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (3 years ago)

A Tennessee state Senate committee has advanced the bill to ban all local LGBT rights laws in the state. The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mae Beavers [left] of Mt. Juliet was approved 6-3 in the Senate State and Local Govern... Read Post

Just in: Tennessee bill to restore antidiscrimination protections stalled for a week

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (2 years ago)

By Scottie Thomaston Yesterday, I reported that a bill introduced last week by state senator Jim Kyle to repeal Tennessee’s HB600, the law that stripped anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people in cities and localities in the... Read Post


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