Retrieved April 14,
LGBT rights in Tennessee
The state banned same-sex marriage both by statute and by constitutional amendment. Aimee Stephens, a transgender woman, began working for a funeral home and presented as male. Legal since Campbell v. Tennessee law has punished hate crime on the basis of sexual orientation sincebut the law does not include gender identitythough it is covered by federal law. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bans on same-sex unions State constitutional amendments Same-sex unions Civil unions Domestic partnerships State statutes Same-sex unions Civil unions Domestic partnerships Bathrooms Sodomy.
The cities of Knoxville Memphis and Chattanooga  and the Metropolitan Area of Nashville and Davidson County  have ordinances prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Does not protect sexual orientation and gender identity in employment. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. Implicitly since  . Retrieved April 14, Same-sex sexual activity is legal in the state. Same-sex couples may legally adopt in the state.