Campaigns May 3 through May 7

Bills continue to make their way slowly to the Governor. It now appears that any special legislative session on gun violence will be delayed until August or September. Here are additional ways for you to continue your advocacy.


Veto calls to the Governor

CALL: Call Governor Lee and urge him to veto discriminatory bills. Call 615-741-2001 and say: "Governor Lee, my name is ____________ and I live in ___________. Please, veto the following bills:  Senate Bill 1440, Senate Bill 466, and Senate Bill 102. Thank you."


1. Feel free to add other bills that are important to you that have been transmitted to the Governor or may be soon.

2. About the legislation. SB1237, the anti-trans private school athlete bill, was recently signed into law. SB1443, the parent opt-in bill was recently signed into law. It hampers student access to and choice of school clubs like GSAs and stigmatizes LGBTQ issues in the curriculum. SB1440 is the anti-trans binary definition of "sex" bill. SB466 is the student pronoun discrimination bill. SB102 bans requiring implicit bias training in public education. 


SHOW UP: At 6:00 p.m. Central Time, Tennessee For All is having their virtual "Statewide Assembly." RSVP and learn more at the link.


SHOW UP: From 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Central Time, Raven Beauty Bar and Devil's Tower Records are holding "We Ain't Fools: A Celebration of Self Expression" at Raven Beauty Bar located at 917 Gallatin Avenue in Nashville. Learn more at the link.TEP will be speaking at 6:00 p.m.


SHOW UP: Starting at Noon Central Time in Nashville at Pearl Diver in Nashville, Hawthorne Heights presents a "Tennessee Is For Lovers" pop up. TEP will have a table. Learn more at the link. TEP will have a table from Noon to about 2:00 p.m. Central Time.

SHOW UP: At 4:00 p.m. Central Time in Nashville, Portara Ensemble presents "Dangerous - Soundtrack of Social Transformation." Ticket information is located here.


SHOW UP: Advancing Equality Day on the Hill - Part 1 takes places on February 13, 2024. RSVP and learn more at the Facebook event link.

MISC: Help us prepare for the special legislative session and the 2024 regular legislative session with options at the link.

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