Kelly Holiday donated 2019-04-03 13:40:47 -0500
Thank you for your interest in being a sponsor or vendor at Boro Pride 2019 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on September 7. The event starts at 5:00 p.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m. Follow this Facebook page for ongoing details. All levels include a vendor space, which is the size of a parking space. All vendors are responsible for tents, tables, and chairs. Electrical access may not be available. Vendors may not distribute messages inconstistent with the mission of Boro Pride, which is a program of the Tennessee Equality Project Foundation. NEW this year: Vendors setting up Facebook pages for the event MUST title their Facebook event page "(Name of organization) volunteers at Boro Pride" to avoid confusion with the official Boro Pride Facebook event page. When you sign up to be a vendor, you agree to this condition. For more information or questions, contact BoroPrideEvent@gmail.com .Donate
The people of Tennessee are speaking out against bills that result in discrimination against LGBTQ people in our state. Here is our statement with a summary of the bills.301 signatures
"As residents of Tennessee, we oppose these bills in the Tennessee General Assembly. They promote discrimination rather than justice and demean the worth of LGBTQ people in our state. We call on people of good will to join us in speaking out for basic fairness."
The bills are:
SB848/HB1152 by Sen. Hensley and Rep. Ragan and SB1304/HB836 by Sen. Pody and Rep. Rudd. These bills promote state-sanctioned discrimination by private adoption agencies against prospective parents on the basis of religious and moral objection.
SB364/HB563 by Sen. Gardenhire and Rep. Zachary. The Business License to Discriminate bill. The bill casts businesses rather than the LGBTQ community as possible victims of discrimination and opens the door to taxpayer funded discrimination.
SB1297/HB1151 by Sen. Pody and Rep. Ragan. While the bill seems to be about indecent exposure, its original text is a devious attempt to criminalize transgender and gender nonconforming people in restrooms and locker rooms. The bill has been amended in a House subcommittee to remove the portions targeting the transgender community. We want to make sure the amendment remains on the bill.
SB1499/HB1274 by Sen. Hensley and Rep. Holt. This bill requires the Attorney General to defend school districts that engage in anti-transgender bathroom discrimination.
SB1282/HB1369 by Sen. Pody and Rep. J. Sexton. The Tennessee Natural Marriage Defense Act is an attack on marriage equality.