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Councilman challenges recall, says petitioners want to remove him because he’s gay

| Monday, February 24, 2014
WRCB-TVChris Anderson
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Chattanooga city councilman has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's recall statute after he says citizens petitioned to remove him from office because he is gay.

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Church kicks out family for supporting lesbian daughter in benefits fight

| Thursday, August 22, 2013
Kat Cooper (right) and her wife, Krista, from their Maryland wedding trip earlier this year.
COLLEGEDALE, Tenn. -- A Tennessee church has banned an entire family from its congregation after they supported their lesbian daughter while she fought for same-sex partner benefits from the town where she worked as a police detective.

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Chattanooga, Tenn., elects first openly gay candidate to city council

| Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Chris Anderson
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- City council candidate Chris Anderson made history Tuesday night when he became the first openly gay candidate to win an election in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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