Tennessee

Williams Institute estimates economic impact of marriage equality in Michigan

The Williams Institute at UCLA has released reports on the economic boost of marriage for same-sex couples should marriage equality come to Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

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Public vote strips benefits for same-sex couples in Chattanooga

Residents of Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted down an ordinance that previously extended benefits to the domestic partners of city employees.

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An eventful few days for Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee

On this Wednesday, August 6, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will review same-sex marriage cases from each of the four states in its geographic area – Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee.

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U.S. Circuit Court ruling temporarily invalidates marriages of Tennessee same-sex couples

A ruling by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has temporarily invalidated the marriages of three same-sex couples who are plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the state of Tennessee.

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Marcel Neergaard takes a break from anti-bullying advocacy to talk to Fusion

Marcel Neergaard, a 2013 GLAAD Spirit Day Ambassador, was on Alicia Mendez Tonight on Fusion to talk about his personal story and his advocacy for anti-bullying legislation in Tennessee.

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Marcel Neergaard schools everyone on anti-LGBT bullying

Tennessee advocate and Spirit Day Ambassador, Marcel Neergaard, has written another essay for the Huffington Post. He described returning to school, what challenges he continues to face, and how he continues to advocate for LGBT students.

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"License to Discriminate" vetoed in Arizona but still on the table in 7 states

Nearly a quarter of the country have recently considered or are still considering bills similar to the "License to Discriminate" SB 1062 that was vetoed this week by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer.

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Kansas and Tennessee work to legalize religious-based discrimination

Earlier this week, bills backing religious-based discrimination against the LGBT community advanced in both Kansas and Tennessee. Kansas passed its bill when, around the same time, a similar bill was introduced in Tennessee.
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June 10, 2013

Snapshots of our Work

Blogging for LGBT Families Day, Marcel Neergaard, Gezi Park and more - Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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