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Tennessee Passes Bill Allowing LGBT Students To Be Bullied In The Name Of ‘Religious Freedom’

by David Badash ● 10:29 AM March 25, 2014
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Religious conservatives are at it again. Tennessee governor Bill Haslam just received and will likely sign a bill that not only allows but actually helps organize anti-gay bullying in the name of “religious freedom.”

Marriage

Breaking: Judge Rules Tennessee Must Temporarily Recognize Three Same-Sex Marriages

by David Badash ● 5:23 PM March 14, 2014
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A federal judge has just issued a temporary order requiring the state of Tennessee to recognize the marriages of three same-sex couples who are suing the state.

Civil Rights

Gay Tennessee Seventh Grader Attacked With ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Law He Defeated

by David Badash ● 9:00 AM March 11, 2014
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Even though 12-year old Marcel Neergaard helped kill Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill, it’s still being used to quash his free speech and to create a hostile environment at school.

Bigotry Watch

Tennessee GOP Pushing Orwellian Gay Segregation Bill

by David Badash ● 11:38 AM February 14, 2014
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The latest craze in state legislatures are bill that supposedly prevent discrimination and breed tolerance of others’ views — by boldly and unconstitutionally discriminating against gay people.

Marriage

Breaking: Lawsuit Filed Against Tennessee Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

by David Badash ● 12:30 PM October 21, 2013
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The National Center for Lesbian Rights has just announced it will be filing a lawsuit against the state of Tennessee’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Discrimination

Tennessee Red Lobster Waitress Gets Handwritten Tip: ‘None, N*gger’

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM September 9, 2013
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A nursing student working few days a week in a Nashville, Tennessee Red Lobster says she was surprised when a couple in their 20′s wrote in the tip section of their receipt, “none n*gger.”

News

‘Don’t Say Gay’ Sen. Campfield Rages Against ‘Far Left’ University Of Tennessee

by David Badash ● 8:41 AM May 18, 2013
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Stacey Campfield hauled the president of the University of Tennessee into a senate hearing to testify about what Campfield sees as the “far left” leaning University.

Guns

Stacey Campfield Goes On Piers Morgan, Embarrasses Himself And The Good Citizens Of Tennessee

by David Badash ● 8:53 AM April 25, 2013
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Stacey Campfield went on “Piers Morgan Live” to explain why he thought it was a good idea to post an image of an “assault pressure cooker” under the headline, “Here Comes Feinstein Again,” to his blog.

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Quoting Genesis, Tennessee Lawmakers Declare August 31 ‘ido4life Traditional Marriage Day’

by David Badash ● 2:51 PM April 24, 2013
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Tennessee lawmakers passed an anti-gay resolution declaring August 31 “ido4life Traditional Marriage Day.” The resolution quotes Genesis and two conservative anti-gay think tanks.

Bigotry Watch

Tennessee’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Dies From Extreme Homophobia

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM March 27, 2013
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Tennessee’s infamous “Don’t Say Gay” bill has died an exquisite, almost karmic death, after it was made it even more homophobic than before.

Education

‘Don’t Say Gay’ Senator Kills Funding For Sex Education At University Of Tennessee

by David Badash ● 7:00 AM March 26, 2013
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Senator Stacey Campfield, known for his annual attempts to pass the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, has succeeded in forcing the University of Tennessee to pull funding for a sex education week.

Discrimination

Tennessee GOP’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Opposed By Majority Of Tennessee Voters

by David Badash ● 12:25 PM March 7, 2013
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State Senator Stacey Campfield’s obsession, the latest incarnation of the Tennessee GOP’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is opposed by 57 percent, the majority of Tennessee voters.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee (Yes, Tennessee) Elects First Openly-Gay City Council Member

by David Badash ● 9:14 AM March 6, 2013
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Chris Anderson became the first openly gay candidate to win election in Chattanooga, Tennessee, yesterday.

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Homeless Tennessee Man Beaten Unconscious Because He’s Gay

by David Badash ● 3:05 PM November 16, 2012
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Glen Ortmann, is a homeless man in Murfreesboro, Tennessee who says he was beaten unconscious after he revealed he is gay, and he believes it was a hate crime.