The Constitution doesn’t place age requirements on our freedoms. ACLU-TN works to ensure that every student has the equal opportunity to attend nurturing and safe schools that provide high quality education free from discrimination. Highlights of our youth rights work include defending students’ free speech and privacy rights, preserving students’ religious freedom, protecting LGBT youth from harassment and bullying, and working to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline.
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 [...]
Tell lawmakers to help end the school-to-prison pipeline in Tennessee The school-to-prison pipeline refers to policies and practices that push schoolchildren out of classrooms and into the criminal justice [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Tell your senators about DeVos's disturbing positions one last time before they vote Betsy DeVos' nomination to lead the Department of Education is officially a nailbiter. Her nomination to [...]
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 [...]
Take the People’s Oath Donald Trump was just sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. We don’t know what the first act of his presidency will [...]
In the wake of Election Day and subsequent rise of hate crimes on vulnerable communities, ACLU wants to make sure those who feel at risk know their rights and have access to the resources they need.
ACLU-TN successfully settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of a Giles County student censored by her school for wearing a pro-LGBT shirt.