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Tennessee Senate Delays Anti-Gay Legislation

A proposal to prohibit the teaching of homosexuality in Tennessee public schools has been delayed in the Senate, but a…

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Tenn. Senate OKs Ban on Teaching Gay Issues

Votes Friday as the Senate, on a 20-10 vote, passed a measure seeking to ban teaching about gay issues to…

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Rally Links Bullying and ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill

Protesters at a Knoxville rally against a state bill that would forbid the mention of homosexuality to elementary and middle…

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New Tenn. Law Voids Cty’s Stricter Anti-Bias Rule

Some of Tennessee's biggest employers fought against a new state law that prohibits cities and counties from creating anti-discrimination regulations…

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Insurance Company Says Couple Burned Down Own Home

The company that insured a lesbian couple's home claims the women set a fire that destroyed it.

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Anti-gay Evangelist Bethel Arrested in Tenn.

A traveling evangelist who has sometimes aligned with Westboro Baptist Church has been jailed in Tennessee on charges of assaulting…

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Suit Challenges Tenn.’s Anti-Discrimination Limits

Tennessee cities and counties that want to make it tougher to discriminate against gays and lesbians face a stumbling block…

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“Don’t Say Gay” Statute Sparks Councilman Rant

Metro Nashville Councilman Jamie Hollin shouted at colleagues who blocked his proposed commendation of students who protested what has become…

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Gay Couple Asked to Reverse Shirt at Dollywood

A lesbian couple is asking for changes at Dollywood after an employee asked one of the women to turn her…

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Dollywood Officials Respond to Lesbian Couple

Dollywood officials have offered a refund to a lesbian couple after an employee asked one of the women to turn…

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