A weekend vigil in Nashville drew an intimate crowd to honor Tony McDade, a 38-year-old Black transgender man who was shot and killed in May, by a police officer in Tallahassee, Florida.
Prisons have become the latest hot spot for the coronavirus in Tennessee. Officials announced Monday that more than 170 positive results have been confirmed at four correctional facilities. But only a fraction of the prison population is being tested.
Senate Speaker Randy McNally wants the legislature to consider the impact anti-LGBT bills have on the state before taking up more such measures. Tennessee has drawn criticism lately over legislation that targets the LGBT community. At least one company has said they are reconsidering a further expansion.
Tennessee is joining 15 others to try to overturn a recent ruling that found sex discrimination laws cover transgender people. Attorney General Herbert Slatery made the announcement Tuesday. He and his colleagues want the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule a decision issued earlier this year by the federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, which has […]
Tennessee lawmakers are again getting involved in the fight over transgender access to school facilities, even though President Donald Trump’s administration has dropped its investigations into civil rights complaints from transgender students.
Listen / Nashville medical providers say southern states need help figuring out how to care for transgender people. Panelists from Middle Tennessee addressed a transgender health conference in Philadelphia this weekend.