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Nashville approves domestic partner benefits for city, county workers

| Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Nashville, Tenn.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Nashville Metropolitan Council on Tuesday voted to offer health insurance and pension benefits to the same-sex domestic partners of city/county "Metro" workers. The policy change applies to workers employed by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, a city-county consolidated government.

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Gay couples turned away at marriage license offices in three Tenn. counties

| Thursday, August 8, 2013
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Same-sex couples in at least three Tennessee counties applied for marriage licenses on Wednesday in a project coordinated by the Tennessee Equality Project.

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Two Tenn. Scout groups say they’re against proposal to allow gay scouts

| Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two Boy Scouts councils in Tennessee said Tuesday they will not support a proposal to partially lift the group's long-standing exclusion of gays.

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Suspect identified in theft, disposal of Nashville LGBT newspaper

| Thursday, August 9, 2012
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After a two year battle, Out & About Newspaper in Nashville has identified the person who has allegedly been taking hundreds of copies of the monthly LGBT newspaper and disposing of them.

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Is Tennessee really that bad?

| Sunday, October 16, 2011
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Tennessee has been getting a bad rap lately. From the passage of anti-gay legislation in the last session of the state legislature, to the current issue regarding Gay-Straight alliances in East Tennessee schools, or anti-gay assault in West Tennessee, national (and international) communities have lambasted the state as a haven for bigots and religious extremists.

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Tracy Morgan to return to Nashville to apologize for anti-gay rant

| Monday, June 13, 2011
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Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has agreed to return to Nashville next week to apologize for his anti-gay tirade during a recent stand-up comedy show, CNN reported.

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Group files lawsuit against Tennessee challenging anti-gay discrimination law

| Monday, June 13, 2011
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A group of individuals that includes three Nashville elected officials and two LGBT advocacy groups, on Monday filed a suit against the state of Tennessee challenging a new law that prohibits local governments from enacting anti-discrimination laws that are stricter than protections laid out by the state government.

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Nashville attorney planning lawsuit to challenge Tennessee’s anti-gay law

| Thursday, May 26, 2011
Abby Rubenfeld
A Nashville attorney said she is planning a lawsuit that challenging a new Tennessee law that prohibits local governments from creating anti-discrimination laws that are stricter than protections laid out by the state government.

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TN governor signs anti-gay bill that 13 major corporations lobbied in support of

| Tuesday, May 24, 2011
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday signed into law a bill that would prohibit local governments from creating anti-discrimination laws that are stricter than protections laid out by the state government.

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More Tennessee hate: Senate OK’s bill to repeal Nashville gay protections law

| Thursday, May 12, 2011
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The Tennessee state Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would prohibit local governments from creating anti-discrimination laws that are stricter than protections laid out by the state government.

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