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Women have made great strides in the fight for equality, including women’s suffrage and inroads in equal opportunity in the workplace and education.  However, women and girls still face women still face discrimination, violence, and institutional barriers to equal participation in society.  ACLU-TN works to ensure that women can enjoy the benefits of full equality and participation in work, education, and every sphere of our communities.

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23 02, 2017

Day 35: Demand that Trump and Session reinstate the Title IX guidance for trans children

February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Demand that Trump and Session reinstate the Title IX guidance for trans children Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Pres. Trump sent a terrible message to trans children nationwide [...]

20 02, 2017

Day 32: Share your opinion on the Affordable Care Act with Congress

February 20th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Share your opinion on the Affordable Care Act with Congress Are you worried about the repeal of Obamacare? So are we. The Affordable Care Act has played a significant [...]

18 02, 2017

Day 30: Send transgender student Gavin Grimm some love with #StandWithGavin

February 18th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Send transgender student Gavin Grimm some love with #StandWithGavin At the Grammy Awards this past week, trans rights icon Laverne Cox urged viewers to learn the story of ACLU [...]

17 02, 2017

Day 29: Take the Harvard Implicit Bias Test

February 17th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Take the Harvard Implicit Bias Test One of the first steps in dismantling any kind of systemic discrimination is to confront your own bias and the role you play [...]

15 02, 2017

Day 27: Urge President Trump not to use religion to discriminate

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Urge President Trump not to use religion to discriminate A leaked draft of an executive order has been circulating that would sanction discrimination against same-sex couples, transgender people, and [...]

11 02, 2017

Day 23: Find out what the school climate is like for LGBTQ students in Tennessee

February 11th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Find out what the school climate is like for LGBTQ students in Tennessee A few days ago, Tennessee legislators reintroduced the much-maligned transgender bathroom bill, which would make being at [...]

10 02, 2017

Day 22: Say “I Stand for Reproductive Freedom in Tennessee”

February 10th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Say "I Stand for Reproductive Freedom in Tennessee" 7 of 10 Americans believe Roe v. Wade should remain the law of the land. In Tennessee, however, lawmakers are already [...]

5 02, 2017

Day 17: Learn how Trump’s SCOTUS nominee thinks your boss’s religion should dictate your health coverage

February 5th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Learn how Trump’s SCOTUS nominee thinks your boss’s religion should dictate your health coverage Did you know that Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, thinks your boss’s [...]

24 01, 2017

Day 5: Learn about Trump’s plan to gut services to disabled people

January 24th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

  Learn about the Trump Administration's Plan to Gut Services to People with Disabilities Today, Rep. Tom Price (GA), Trump’s nominee for secretary of the Department of Health and Human [...]

21 01, 2017

Day 2: March for women’s equality

January 21st, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

  March for women’s equality Today, all over the country, people are marching to send the bold message that women’s rights are human rights. For your second action of “Your [...]