Attention, Media calling about marriage!

Here’s how you should direct your calls.

General calls and the Nashville area:  Chris Sanders, (615) 390-5252

Calls about the Knoxville area:  Gwen Schablik, (865) 310-9385

Calls about the Chattanooga area:  Kat Cooper, (423) 834-5642

Calls about the Memphis area:  Justin Smith, (202) 744-2101

Reminder:  We are discontinuing this page.  DO NOT fill out any forms on this page.  Please, go to our new page at this link.


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Join us at our new website!

We will soon be discontinuing this page.  We have moved to or, more simply, .

Please, do not fill out any forms on the current page you are visiting.  All our new forms are available at .

Thank you!

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Matching Our Moment: Doubling your impact now through December 31!

TEP Foundation Presents (2)MATCHING OUR MOMENT! Between now and December 31 all your tax deductible contributions to the TEP Foundation at this link are matched up to a total of $4000. DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT. Thanks to the generous donors who have stepped forward to provide the match. SHARE!

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Support the TEP Foundation on Dec 2, Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is coming up on December 2.  This annual day of Giving the follows Cyber Monday is an opportunity to support the TEP Foundation and advance the values of equality and inclusion in Tennessee with a tax deductible contribution of $10 or more.

If you would like to make a pledge to support the TEP Foundation before Giving Tuesday, you can do so at this link.

If you are reading this on December 2, which is Giving Tuesday, you can skip the pledge and make your contribution at this link.

We are grateful for your support.


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This Week in Equality: Voting and Going Purple

Early Voting Begins in Tennessee:  Early voting begins throughout Tennessee on October 15.  Important state constitutional amendments, races for U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, candidates for governor, and state legislative races are on the ballot.  To find out more about voting, contact your county election commission.  Go to this link to find their contact information.


#SpiritDay this Week:  GLAAD’s Spirit Day takes place on October 16.  GLAAD and its partner organizations, including the Tennessee Equality Project, are asking the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and allied community to wear purple in support of youth and to bring awareness to bullying.  spiritday

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FREE screening of “Pride”–October 21 in Nashville

4x6UPDATE:  All the passes have been given out.  Thanks to everyone who registered.  Remember to bring your pass!


TEP is pleased to announce a FREE screening of the movie PRIDE in Nashville on October 21. But you must register at this link: . We recommend printing your tickets to get in the show, though we will try to check for your name on the list. Get your tickets now. Seating is limited!

You can watch the trailer here.

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