2014 has been an amazing year of ups and downs for equality. Remember when the local and then national story broke of a same-sex couple turned away from a Tennessee wedding venue?
TEP was pleased to start a dialogue with the owners and they changed their policy to be more inclusive. You can read about it here.
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Candidates have been busy this year, particularly lately, making announcements about next year's Metro Nashville elections. We've been fortunate in that the 2007 and 2011 Metro elections resulted in pro-equality majorities in Metro Government. We were aided by having a clear policy agenda that we worked through steadily, an agenda that was completed this year with partner benefits for Metro government employees. So what's next?Read more
The Human Rights Campaign has released their 2014 Municipal Equality Index. Five Tennessee cities were rated. Let's take a look at how they performed this year.Read more
Last night over 325 equality advocates rallied in Chattanooga, Cookeville, Jackson, Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville to offer their dissent to the marriage rulings from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. We have a full roundup of the media coverage of the rallies. Pictured below is a protester sending a clear message at the Putnam County Courthouse in Cookeville.
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