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TEP Expands Online Store – NFD Pride Shirts and More

The Tennessee Equality Project has expanded its online store offerings in the wake of the success of the Nashville Fire Department PRIDE shirts. NFD firefighters...

Taylor Swift Makes Record-Setting Donation to TEP Foundation

Taylor Swift has her critics, but the singer has a huge following and has increasingly been using that following to amplify her voice in...
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Fire Department LGBT Liaison Matt Fuson Steps into Public Role

  A shift of firefighters (Station 2 Shift B) has been selling t-shirts to raise funds for charity. It was something firefighters have done before,...
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TEP Organizes Response to LGBT Rights Emergency in Tennessee

While there are a number of anti-LGBT bills floating in Tennessee’s General Assembly, this week’s committee schedule has rights groups sounding the alarm. Three...

‘Oh My!’ – George Takei Steps into Tennessee’s Marriage Debate, Again

It didn't take long for word to spread that Tennessee's hate-mongering General Assembly was again attacking same-sex marriage. George Takei, infamous gay icon and...
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TEP Alerts Members to the Legislature’s 2019 “Slate of Hate”

  Earlier this week, the day of the Tennessee Equality Project's (TEP) first Day on the Hill, O&AN reported on a list of "talking points"...

TEP PAC endorses Karl Dean for Governor of Tennessee

TEP PAC, a state political action committee affiliated with the Tennessee Equality Project, announces its endorsement of Karl Dean for Governor of Tennessee. According to...

TEP to Focus on ‘Pre-emption Laws’ and Non-Discrimination

My name is Brandon Thomas and I’m the new State Preemption & LGBTQ Non-discrimination Project Coordinator for the Tennessee Equality Project Foundation. I grew...
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Standing with TEP Against a Tide of Anti-LGBT Legislation

Ever since the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges decision legalized same-sex marriage nationwide in 2015, activists and analysts have warned against overconfidence in the...
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TEP’s Chris Sanders: “trans and gender non-conforming people are your neighbors”

Chris Sanders, the executive director at the Tennessee Equality Project, spent an entire hour with Carrie Sharp on the NewsChannel5+ viewer call-in show, OpenLine,...