Tagged: Tennesse

First Openly Gay Candidate In Chattanooga TN Chris Anderson Running For Public Office

First Openly Gay Candidate In Chattanooga TN Chris Anderson Running For Public Office

In this is refreshing news, Chris Anderson, from my home state of Tennessee is running as the first openly gay candidate for next week’s District 7 election. Anderson also states that he wanted to...

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Tennessee Law HB600 Which Prohibits LGBT Protection Laws

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Tennessee Law HB600 Which Prohibits LGBT Protection Laws

Marisa Richmond, named plaintiff and lobbyist for Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition/TTPC and representative for Tennessee Equality Project/TEP, has stated in an email that the case Howe v. Haslam a lawsuit brought against Tennesse’s HB600 the “Equal...

Restaurant Refuses To Serve Anti-Gay GOP State Senator Stacey Campbell Because Of His Hateful Agenda

Anti-Gay Tennessee Senator Stacey Campfield the force behind Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill got a taste of his own hateful medicine this weekend when the restaurant owner Martha Boggs of the Bistro at the Bijou...

TN Gov. Bill Haslam After Signing LGBT Discrimination Bill Says He’s Not In Favor of Discrimination

TN Gov. Bill Haslam After Signing LGBT Discrimination Bill Says He’s Not In Favor of Discrimination

Now that  Nissan, FedEx, AT&T, Comcast, DuPont, Pfizer, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Caterpillar, KPMG, Whirlpool, Embraer, Alcoa, and United HealthCare  who worked for MONTHS with the religious right and the GOP to pass HB600,...

The REAL Reason HRC Gave A Pass To The Companies Behind The TN Anti-Gay Bill – MONEY!

The REAL Reason HRC Gave A Pass To The Companies Behind The TN Anti-Gay Bill – MONEY!

Yesterday The Human Rights Campaign issued a statement about the Tennessee’s LGBT hate law SB 632/HB 600 that repealed LGBT protections in Nashville and set into place a law effectively outlaws all local LGBT rights laws statewide and...

Homophobic Tennesse Judge George Ellis Rebuked By Appeals Court, Lesbian Couple Reunited With Their Children

Homophobic Tennesse Judge George Ellis Rebuked By Appeals Court, Lesbian Couple Reunited With Their Children

In May 2008 homophobic Gibson County Judge George Ellis, prohibited overnight stays of Angel Chandler xhildren from her previous marriage at her house while her current  partner Mary Counce was in residence giving her the choice of her...