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30 11, 2022

A Hospital Ban on Surgery for Transgender & Nonbinary People Violates Federal Law

2022-11-30T16:10:12-06:00 November 30th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

ACLU-TN sent a letter to Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare demanding that the hospital end its discriminatory policy denying lifesaving medical care to transgender and nonbinary patients. 

16 11, 2022

The Vigil (Fall 2022)

2022-11-16T09:36:06-06:00 November 16th, 2022|Categories: General News, Newsletters|

In this issue: "Educating Voters About the Power of DAs," "Protect Abortion in TN," "Anti-Trans Restroom Sign Law Struck Down," "Building Our Legal Team," "Welcoming New Executive Director, Kathy Sinback," and more!

9 11, 2022

ACLU-TN Condemns Bill Prohibiting Gender-Affirming Health Care for Youth

2022-11-09T14:20:19-06:00 November 9th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

Tennessee politicians introduced legislation that would prohibit doctors and families from making necessary life-saving healthcare decisions to support transgender youth.

2 11, 2022

ACLU-TN Calls for People to Keep Voting Now That Davidson County Ballot Errors Have Been Fixed

2022-11-02T16:55:10-05:00 November 2nd, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

ACLU-TN calls for people to keep voting now that Davidson County ballot errors have been corrected.

2 11, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions: Censorship in Tennessee’s Schools

2022-11-02T11:30:26-05:00 November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Know Your Rights|

A nationwide attempt to censor honest discussion of America’s history is underway. State legislatures – including Tennessee’s – have passed legislation that censors teachers or employees of LEAs.

31 10, 2022

November 2 – Know Your Rights: What You Need to Know About Tennessee’s K-12 Censorship Bills

2022-10-31T13:40:08-05:00 October 31st, 2022|Categories: Events, General News|

Join us on November 2 along with our partner the Tennessee Coalition for Truth in Our Classrooms for a webinar on the latest classroom censorship laws.

18 10, 2022

The Reality of Trans Healthcare in Tennessee: A Conversation with Trans Advocates

2022-10-18T14:27:07-05:00 October 18th, 2022|Categories: Events, General News|

Join us online for our proactive discussion about the basics of trans health in Tennessee, the legal status of trans health, and how to take action.

30 09, 2022

ACLU-TN to Honor Hedy Weinberg with Lifetime Achievement Award

2022-09-30T17:12:27-05:00 September 30th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee will honor Hedy Weinberg with its Lifetime Achievement Award at its Thursday, November 10 fundraiser.

22 09, 2022

ACLU-TN Condemns Calls for Introduction of Anti-Trans Legislation and Investigation Into Transgender Health Care

2022-09-22T12:57:32-05:00 September 22nd, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

Governor Bill Lee and other politicians have called for an investigation into transgender health care and stated that they will introduce legislation limiting transgender Tennesseans’ access to health care in response to recent misleading social media posts.