TEP in Shelby County

How to Help with the Sneaky LGBT Erasure Bill

1. After you have signed the petition at this link, call the Governor at 615-741-2001 and ask him to veto SB1085/HB1111. Include your name and address in the message.

2. Send a handwritten card to the Governor asking him to veto SB1085/HB1111.  Include your name and address.  Send it to The Honorable Bill Haslam at State Capitol, First Floor, 600 Charlotte Avenue in Nashville, TN  37243.

3. Consider a small, monthly donation to help our legislative efforts at this link.

(615) 741-2001
(615) 741-2001

Changing Hearts, Minds, and Policies in Tennessee

MEDIA CONTACT:  (615) 390-5252 or chris@tnequalityproject.com

Make a year-end gift!  When you make a year-end tax deductible donation to the TEP Foundation, you support programs like Tennessee Open For Business, a program that recruits and highlights companies across Tennessee that support equality. Consider making your investment at https://tnep.nationbuilder.com/1timetepfdonation .

The Tennessee Equality Project (TEP) was founded in 2004 and engages state and local governments in Tennessee on behalf of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.  We fight negative legislation at the state level such as the Don't Say Gay, License to Bully, and Turn the Gays Away bills.  In addition, we have been active in local governments throughout the state helping to advance non-discrimination and partner benefits measures in East, West, and Middle Tennessee.

The Tennessee Equality Project Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, provides educational programming throughout Tennessee in three key areas.    First is Tennessee Equality Justice, which includes Tennessee Ready for Marriage on DAY ONE and SAFE (Schools Are For Everyone) Tennessee.  Second is Tennessee Equality Works, which includes LGBT Cultural Competency Training and Tennessee Open For Business.  Third is Tennessee Equality Voice, which includes Media Engagement and LGBT Media Training.

You can support the TEP Foundation is when you shop at Amazon.  Simply go to our Amazon Smile link and make your purchases.  0.5% of your eligible purchase amount helps advance equality in Tennessee.

We are a member of the Center for Nonprofit Management and the Equality Federation.










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