On brink of drag ban taking effect, Memphis theater company seeks federal injunction

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 31, 2023 7:23 PM CT | Published: March 31, 2023 12:59 PM CT

Friends of George’s, a Memphis LGBTQ+ theater company, recently filed a First Amendment challenge to Tennessee’s new “drag ban” in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.


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Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler is an investigative reporter and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He previously worked at the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan and Herald-Citizen.


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