LGBTQ Rights in Tennessee: A Timeline of the Fight for Equality

Tennessee is a state that has been known for its conservative and close-minded ways, but over the years we have seen changes in the attitudes of many Tennesseans. Today I'm going to give you an overview of some key moments in the fight for LGBTQ rights in Tennessee.

Tennessee foster care system discriminated a lesbian woman.

Bethany Christian Services Denies A Lesbian The Right To Become A Foster Parent

Have you ever been discriminated against? Kelly Easter was denied custody of refugee children by a foster care agency because she is lesbian. This discrimination has caused her to be unable to provide for the children in need.

Bethany Christian Services is a foster care agency that's been around for decades. But they have one major problem, and it stems from their refusal to work with LGBTQ+ people >>


The fight for LGBTQ rights in Tennessee is an ongoing battle that has been fought by many, and it's a journey we still have yet to complete. Also, if you want to know more about how things are changing across Indiana, be sure to check out our article on the latest news on LGBTQ rights in Indiana!

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Sunday, 01 October 2023