24th November 2014
Gay rugby world cup to be held in Tennessee 9
12:27 PM — The next Bingham Cup - known as the gay rugby world cup - will be held in Tennessee.
6th November 2014
US: Federal court upholds four states’ same-sex marriage bans 11
10:59 PM — Four states have had their bans on same-sex marriage upheld, in a first in the legal battle to allow gay and lesbian couples across the US to marry.
18th September 2014
US: Tennessee man buys billboard saying gays are ‘an abomination’ 7
8:25 PM — A man in the US state of Tennessee has organised a billboard in his state which quotes a bible passage which calls homosexuality "an abomination".
17th September 2014
Justice Ginsburg: 6th Circuit will dictate marriage equality timeline for Supreme Court 2
8:24 PM — On Monday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that people should look to the US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision for answers to win the US Supreme Court will weigh in on same-sex marriage.
US: Tennessee billboard claims gay sex is an ‘abomination’ 20
7:19 PM — A Tennsesse man has erected a billboard claiming that gay sex is an "abomination".
7th September 2014
US: Transgender woman murdered in Memphis 7
3:27 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in Memphis, Tennessee.
8th August 2014
US: Tennessee judge will not grant same-sex couple’s divorce 8
10:59 PM — A Tennessee judge has decided that two men who were married in Iowa cannot be granted a divorce because the state doesn’t recognize their marriage.
6th August 2014
US: Federal court hearing marriage ban appeals from four states at once 1
11:00 AM — A federal appeals court will today hear appeals from four states at once against rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans.
27th June 2014
US: Judge to issue opinion in Tennessee divorce case 2
8:03 PM — After under an hour's hearing in a same-sex divorce case, a judge announced on Friday that he would issue a written opinion.
17th June 2014
US: Federal appeals court to hear arguments around four same-sex marriage bans
6:22 PM — A federal appeals court is to hear arguments around same-sex marriage bans in four US states.
28th April 2014
US: Tennessee wedding venue refuses to hold commitment ceremony for two Iraq veterans 2
7:36 PM — A wedding venue in Tennessee has refused to allow two gay Iraq veterans to hold their commitment ceremony there.
US: Court reverses ruling to recognise Tennessee same-sex marriages 4
7:16 PM — A US federal appeals panel has reversed an earlier decision to force the state to recognise the marriages of three Tennessee gay couples.
26th March 2014
Tennessee: Bill to permit anti-gay religious discrimination in schools passes 24
8:34 PM — The Tennessee Senate and House of Representatives have both overwhelmingly passed a bill which will allow students in state-funded schools to discriminate against gay people on religious grounds.
21st March 2014
US: Tennessee judge refuses to halt order to recognise three same-sex marriages
8:57 PM — A Tennessee judge has refused to stay a ruling ordering the state to recognise some same-sex marriages.
19th March 2014
US: Tennessee politicians give notice to appeal pro-gay marriage rulings 1
5:52 PM — Politicians in the US state Tennessee have filed notice that they intend to appeal against a ruling that the state must recognise same-sex marriages performed elsewhere.
15th March 2014
US: Tennessee must recognise some same-sex marriages, rules judge 1
12:31 PM — A federal judge has made a preliminary ruling which could pave the way for the recognition of same-sex marriages in Tennessee.
19th February 2014
US: Tennessee drops ‘turn away the gays’ ahead of Senate vote 5
2:05 PM — A Tennessee Senator has dropped a bill which would have allowed businesses to refuse service for gay couples' weddings based on religious beliefs.
16th January 2014
US: Tennessee same-sex marriage supporters encouraged by Oklahoma ruling 4
5:19 PM — Supporters of equal marriage in the US state of Tennessee have said they are encouraged by a federal judge's ruling that Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional.
1st January 2014
US: Tennessee project encourages businesses to support LGBT community
2:53 PM — A new initiative has been launched in the US state of Tennessee to encourage businesses to support the LGBT community.
21st October 2013
US: Tennessee lawsuit challenges state ban on equal marriage 2
7:01 PM — With the world's media distracted by New Jersey's legalisation of equal marriage today, a lawsuit to challenge the state of Tennessee's ban on equal marriage was also filed.