Tennessee lawmakers consider range of bills targeting gay, transgender communities

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 19, 2022 10:28 AM CT | Published: April 18, 2022 7:09 PM CT

“I’ve heard a lot that Tennessee just isn’t the place for us,” said state Rep. Torrey Harris, one of two openly gay members of the General Assembly. “And I’m trying not to get to the place where I believe the same thing.”


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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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