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MTSU media professor, students earn acclaim for short film featuring Tennessee transgender couple
MTSU media professor, students earn acclaim for short film featuring Tennessee transgender couple

"Graham and Zeke" tells the story of a transgender couple from Tennessee who share their insights on love, gender and pet snakes. Sultan said the filmmakers intended to give a voice to the trans community in the South.

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Conservatives Launch Full-Scale Campaign to Reinstate
Conservatives Launch Full-Scale Campaign to Reinstate "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" for Transgender Troops

A broad coalition of conservative activists, think tanks, pollsters, advocacy groups, politicians, and media outlets has launched an attack campaign to reinstate "don't ask, don't tell" for transgender service members.

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Remembering transgender individuals killed in hate crimes at MTSU next Saturday
Remembering transgender individuals killed in hate crimes at MTSU next Saturday

A day of remembering transgender individuals who have been killed out of hate will take place on the MTSU campus next Saturday (11/19/16).

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BoroPride Event on Murfreesboro Square Makes History
BoroPride Event on Murfreesboro Square Makes History

BoroPride, an event celebrating and recognizing those who are part of the LGBTQ community, took place on the Murfreesboro square Saturday evening.

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Will Transgender students in Rutherford County be able to use their opposite sex bathroom?
Will Transgender students in Rutherford County be able to use their opposite sex bathroom?

As the transgender bathroom issue continues to heat up, WGNS asked the Rutherford County School System if they will allow male students who feel female or female students who feel male, to use their opposite sex restroom or locker room.

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More on the Transgender Bathroom Issue in Local Schools
More on the Transgender Bathroom Issue in Local Schools

The directive by President Obama on Monday instructs all public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity, not their gender from birth...

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Former State Rep. Joe Carr Wants Obama Sued over Transgender Bathroom Issue
Former State Rep. Joe Carr Wants Obama Sued over Transgender Bathroom Issue

"It is tragic that the Tennessee General Assembly failed to stand firm when it decided not to join North Carolina by passing legislation that would protect Tennessee's Children against Obama's transgender bathroom guidance letter..."

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Transgender Bathroom Bill on Hold in Tennessee
Transgender Bathroom Bill on Hold in Tennessee

The sponsor of the so-called transgender bathroom bill has pulled the bill for the year.

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Transgender Students Could Be Required to Use Restroom of Their Sex at Birth
Transgender Students Could Be Required to Use Restroom of Their Sex at Birth

A bill that would require transgender students to use bathrooms that match their sex at birth is gaining momentum in the Tennessee legislature after passing in a House subcommittee. Governor Haslam has voiced concerns that the bill could endanger federal funding.

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Curious? State of LGBT Equality in Five Tennessee Cities Detailed in HRC's New Municipal Equality Index
Curious? State of LGBT Equality in Five Tennessee Cities Detailed in HRC's New Municipal Equality Index

The 2014 Municipal Equality Index (MEI), the only nationwide rating system of LGBT inclusion in municipal law and policy, shows that cities across the country...

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Government Contractors must now make
Government Contractors must now make "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" a protected status

In the Volunteer State, sexual orientation and sexual identity are not protected statuses for employers. However, the State...

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