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27 04, 2022

ACLU-TN Statement on Halt of Bill Allowing Misgendering of Transgender Students

2022-04-27T16:00:41-05:00 April 27th, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN Statement on Halt of Bill Allowing Misgendering of Transgender Students FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2022 CONTACT Lindsay Kee, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today the Senate Finance, Ways, and [...]

25 04, 2022

ACLU-TN on House Passage of Bill Allowing Misgendering of Transgender Students

2022-04-25T18:20:26-05:00 April 25th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

ACLU-TN's statement on a bill allowing school employees to misgender trans students passing the Tennessee House.

4 04, 2022

ACLU-TN Urges Veto of Bill Chilling Discussion of Race, Gender, LGBTQ Issues in Higher Ed

2022-04-04T16:34:23-05:00 April 4th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

We sent a letter urging the governor to veto SB 2290/HB 2670, which would chill discussions about race, gender, and LGBTQ issues in Tennessee’s public colleges and universities.

31 03, 2022

ACLU-TN Launches TRANScend Tennessee Initiative on Transgender Day of Visibility

2022-03-31T13:07:29-05:00 March 31st, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

TRANScend Tennessee is ACLU-TN's new statewide initiative to educate the general public about trans lives in Tennessee, to support and empower transgender Tennesseans, and to change the public narrative about what it means to be transgender in this state.

9 03, 2022

ACLU-TN Statement on End of Bill Banning Gender-Affirming Health Care for Transgender Minors

2022-03-09T17:55:13-06:00 March 9th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

A bill that would have prohibited gender-affirming health care for trans minors was sent to a general subcommittee, stopping it from proceeding any further this year.

9 03, 2022

ACLU-TN Statement on “Obscenity” Bill’s Passage in House Criminal Justice Committee

2022-03-09T17:37:52-06:00 March 9th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

Our statement on the bill targeting so-called “obscene” materials in public school libraries.