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4 03, 2016

Stopping Discrimination Against Transgender Youth in Sumner County

2016-07-06T15:37:00+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorney: Abby R. Rubenfeld of the Rubenfeld Law Office, PC Sumner County Schools has a policy which prohibits transgender students from using the restroom or locker room facilities [...]

8 02, 2016

Students’ Right to Form Gay Straight Alliance Club in Franklin County

2016-07-06T15:40:40+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

During the 2015 - 2016 school year, students at Franklin County High School in Winchester, Tennessee formed a Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) at their school. They had followed the proper [...]

16 06, 2014

Tanco v. Haslam

2016-07-07T16:19:52+00:00 June 16th, 2014|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , |

Case No. 13-1159 (U.S. District Court, Middle District, Nashville, Judge Trauger) Tanco v. Haslam (Supreme Court of the United States, No. 14-562, opinion by Justice Kennedy) Attorneys: Joshua A. Block [...]

1 03, 2012

Haywood High School Principal Proselytizes, Makes Anti-LGBT Remarks

2016-07-11T11:26:51+00:00 March 1st, 2012|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cooperating Attorneys: Amanda C. Goad, Staff Attorney for ACLU LGBT Project ; Heather L. Weaver, Staff Attorney for ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief; Galen Sherwin, Staff Attorney [...]

18 01, 2011

Vanessa Reynolds v. Audrey Collins

2016-07-11T13:52:25+00:00 January 18th, 2011|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , |

(Case No. 09-337, TN Chancery Court: Coffee County) ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorney: Irwin Kuhn of Dobbins, Venick, Kuhn & Byassee, PLLC ACLU Attorney: Christine Sun, ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & [...]

10 02, 2009

Franks, et. al. v. Metro Board of Public Education, et. al.

2017-03-28T06:53:51+00:00 February 10th, 2009|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

(No. 3:09-cv-00446, U.S. District Court Middle District Tennessee, Judge William J. Haynes) Plaintiffs: Keila Franks, by and through her next friend and mother Pamela Auble; Bryanna Shelton, by and through [...]

23 12, 2008

Barker v. Chandler

2016-07-11T15:45:15+00:00 December 23rd, 2008|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , |

(No. W2010-01151-COA-R3-CV, Tennessee Court of Appeals for the Western District) ACLU Attorneys: Christine Sun, ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project; Tricia Herzfeld, ACLU-TN ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorneys: Brian Faughnan [...]

21 04, 2005

American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, et al. v. Darnell, et al.

2016-07-11T16:06:57+00:00 April 21st, 2005|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , |

(Case No. 05-1010-IV, Chancery Court for Davidson County, Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle and Case No. M2006–00460–SC–RDM–CV, Supreme Court of Tennessee at Nashville, Chief Justice William M. Barker delivered the opinion of the court, [...]