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Pregnant Lesbian Couples Sue Tennessee Over ‘Natural Meaning’ Law

Pregnant Lesbian Couples Sue Tennessee Over ‘Natural Meaning’ Law

Julia Tate-Keith, who filed the lawsuit on behalf of the couples, said the law’s aim was to take away same-sex rights.

Tennessee ‘Natural Meaning’ Law Raises Fears in LGBT Community

Tennessee ‘Natural Meaning’ Law Raises Fears in LGBT Community

The legislation requires words in Tennessee law be interpreted with their “natural and ordinary meaning, without forced or subtle construction that would limit or extend the meaning of the language.”

California Bans Government Travel to 'Anti-LGBT' States

California Bans Government Travel to ‘Anti-LGBT’ States

Discrimination proves to be bad for business once again.

Obamas Should be Hanged, says State Official

Obamas Should be Hanged, Says State Official

"Hopefully the Muslims will eliminate him and mooshelle as queers," a Tennessee deputy director wrote on Facebook.

Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter’s Road Rage Against Black Motorist

Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter’s Road Rage Against Black Motorist

“Are you just another n**ger that doesn’t understand anything?” the Trump supporter said.

Make America White Again billboard

Candidate for Congress Seeks to ‘Make America White Again’

A billboard in Tennessee displaying the Trump-inspired slogan was taken down hours later following immense criticism.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. | Photo: Getty Images, tennessee

Tennessee Law Lets Therapists Turn Down LGBT Clients

The governor signed the controversial bill Wednesday, which allows counselors to turn away clients based on “sincerely held principles.”

Confederate Flag Proposal Goes Down in Flames in Tennessee

Continuing a trend of removing the hate symbol from official use and public places

Black Churches Torched in Possible Hate Crimes

At least three out of the six fires are being investigated as arson, police say.

#TakeItDown: Lawmakers Key to Removal of Confederate Flag, Symbols

Lawmakers in South Carolina debate the removal of the Confederate flag, while lawmakers in other southern states, which also use Confederate symbols, respond to a public outcry to take them down.

Tennessee Family Makes History

Emilia Maria Jesty was the first baby born in Tennessee to a certain distinction on her birth certificate. Find out what it is here.