Two detained while protesting drag show ban

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 03, 2023 8:49 AM CT | Published: March 01, 2023 3:43 PM CT

The protests of proposed state laws that would outlaw drag various forms of drag shows came as Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee attended the Wednesday, March 1, opening of the Whitehaven YMCA.

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