Sexual orientation and gender identity solely in public employment. Chattanooga Times Free Press. The couples are represented by Nashville attorneys Abby R. District Judge Aleta Trauger granted a preliminary injunction requiring the state to recognize the marriages of the plaintiff couples.
The move received considerable media coverage. Today, we ask the courts to reaffirm that dignity and respect are core values in Tennessee and that our anti-marriage recognition laws conflict with those values.
On April 18, the Tennessee House of Representatives voted in favor of the resolution. Something she has always done. Add links. May 14,
Cleveland Daily Banner. Vanderbilt University. Read more about the case. Federal One, Inc. A scheduled vote in the Tennessee House was rescheduled from March 14, to March Governor Bill Haslam signed the resolution into law on May 2.
January 19, Now that Val is pregnant with our first child, having those protections is more important than ever. In , she told her boss that she was transgender and planned to transition. They married in New York in