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Tennessee Legislature Delays Anti-LGBTQ Legislation Until Next Year

May 2, 2019, 10:24 am The Tennessee legislature deferred three anti-LGBTQ bills until next year; one significantly amended bill will reach the Governor’s desk.

Tennessee Advances Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

April 30, 2019, 8:18 pm Major companies signed an open letter opposing anti-LGBTQ legislation in Tennessee, including Amazon, Bridgestone, Dell Technologies, Postmates, and Warner Music Group

Tomorrow: Tennessee Legislature to Vote on Anti-LGBTQ Bills

April 29, 2019, 4:31 pm 100 businesses signed an open letter opposing anti-LGBTQ legislation in Tennessee, including Amazon, Bridgestone, Dell Technologies, Postmates, and Warner Music Group

Amidst the NFL Draft in Nashville, the Tennessee Titans Announce Opposition to Discriminatory Legislation

April 27, 2019, 2:45 pm Over fifty businesses signed an open letter opposing anti-LGBT legislation in Tennessee, including Amazon, Bridgestone, Dell Technologies, Postmates, and Warner Music Group

Postmates Cites Job Growth, Expansion Concerns in Response to Anti-LGBT Bills in Tennessee

April 26, 2019, 2:34 pm Over fifty businesses signed an open letter opposing anti-LGBT legislation in Tennessee, including Amazon, Bridgestone, Dell Technologies, Genesco, and Warner Music Group

Amazon Joins Business Opposition to Anti-LGBTQ Bills in Tennessee

April 23, 2019, 5:53 pm Major corporations signed an open letter opposing anti-LGBTQ legislation in Tennessee, some of which advanced today to their final stop on the Senate floor

Breaking: SCOTUS to Decide Whether Title VII Prohibits LGBTQ Discrimination

April 22, 2019, 10:54 am Today the Supreme Court announced that next term, it will take up Zarda v. Altitude Express, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, and EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, concerning whether federal law prohibits employers from discriminating against workers based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Equality Act Advances in Second Congressional Hearing

April 9, 2019, 5:33 pm Today the House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing on the Equality Act, which would update federal law to include express and enduring nondiscrimination protections for Americans based on sexual orientation and gender identity across virtually every area of daily life.

Taylor Swift Makes Record-Breaking Donation In Opposition to Tennessee’s Anti-LGBTQ Bills

April 8, 2019, 8:54 pm In response to Tennessee lawmakers’ slate of anti-LGBTQ legislation, musician and Tennessee resident Taylor Swift made a $113,000 donation to the Tennessee Equality Project, the state’s leading LGBTQ advocacy organization.

Tennessee On the Brink of Becoming First State to Pass Anti-LGBTQ Legislation This Year

April 3, 2019, 10:28 am Tennessee lawmakers advanced two dangerously discriminatory bills this week, both part of the most extreme anti-LGBTQ slate of bills in the nation.

Congress Holds Historic Equality Act Hearing as Support Across the Political Spectrum Grows

April 2, 2019, 12:37 pm Today, the House Judiciary committee held the first-ever historic hearing of the Equality Act, which would update federal law to include express and enduring nondiscrimination protections for Americans based on sexual orientation and gender identity across virtually every area of daily life.

This Week’s Developments in LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

March 29, 2019, 3:13 pm Businesses warn TX lawmakers to not pass anti-LGBTQ legislation; MA legislature passes conversion therapy ban; Sunday marks Transgender Day of Visibility

FFAA Statement on Implementation of Transgender Military Ban

March 13, 2019, 4:09 pm The Department of Defense announced guidelines this week to implement the proposed ban on transgender service members.

Freedom for All Americans Applauds Introduction of Equality Act

March 13, 2019, 12:52 pm "No one should be at risk of being fired, denied housing, or refused service at a business simply because of who they are, who they love, or what zip code they call home,” said Masen Davis, CEO of Freedom for All Americans.

How Business Coalitions are Redefining LGBTQ Advocacy

March 12, 2019, 2:25 pm There is perhaps no clearer case study on the positive intersection of business and social issues than the rise in business activism on LGBTQ rights.