A wave of anti-LGBT hatred could be unleashed in Tennessee. 12 bills going against our LGBTQ community - six in the House and six in the Senate - were introduced during this new legislative session, even if some had died last year.
The US House and the US Senate rejected the anti-LGBT amendment which discriminated against LGBT couples in adoption.
As we had seen a few days ago, both Oklahoma and Kansas approved laws allowing adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBT families. Connecticut, for its part, has decided to welcome LGBT parents who want to adopt or foster a child.
A few days ago, we saw three states were debating the "religious freedom" bills for adoption agencies. Unfortunately, two of them approved these bills: Oklahoma and Kansas.
Anti-LGBT legislations are under consideration in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Colorado. They would allow religiously affiliated child placement agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples seeking to adopt.
The Georgia Senate has passed a bill that would allow foster and adoption agencies to reject applications from LGBT parents.
Kentucky Family Court Judge W. Mitchell Nance was forced to resign from his position for discrimination against LGBT families. He thinks that LGBT parents aren't good for a child. A complaint filed led to his resignation after his refusals in cases of adoption.
The ACLU of Michigan filed a lawsuit against the state and its "religious freedom" law.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has approved a bill that will allow adoption agencies to discriminate same-sex couples.
The Senators of Texas have approved a bill allowing adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBT couples.