Tennessee’s new rule that requires posted signs at places that allow transgender people to use multi-person restrooms has attracted a rush of opposition on its first day in effect. The law signed by Gov. Bill Lee started July 1, despite legal efforts to halt implementation.
The ACLU is challenging a new Tennessee law that advocates say will endanger the transgender community.
Tennessee’s latest anti-trans law will expand beyond public schools and into public spaces.
A so-called bathroom bill cleared the state Senate today. The measure would allow students and teachers to refuse to share restrooms with transgender people. Schools that don’t comply could be opened to the risk of litigation.
Adam remembers turning to the internet two years ago to pinpoint the exact right words for his gender identity. That’s when he came across articles about anti-transgender legislation. He felt demonized.
Gov. Bill Lee has signed a bill into law barring transgender students from competing in girls’ sports. Lee has previously said transgender athletes would “put a glass ceiling back over women.” I signed the bill to preserve women's athletics and ensure fair competition. This legislation responds to damaging federal policies that stand in opposition to […]
A slate of anti-transgender bills is progressing quickly through the state legislature. LGBT activists say these measures could have a devastating effect on the health of transgender youth.
A new bill in the Tennessee legislature could impact transgender youths’ access to transitioning treatment. The measure proposes a ban on gender-affirming medical care before puberty.
A bill that would limit participation of transgender athletes comes to the House and Senate floors, Republican senators move to ban student-athletes’ protests during the national anthem, and a key lawmaker explains why he supports a bill that would allow the governor to force schools to reopen.
Rep. Eddie Mannis, R-Knoxville, has warned his House colleagues that a ban on transgender athletes could have a tremendous impact on LGBT kids.