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Gay Friendly Tennessee Wedding Vendors

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Organic Infusion Hair Salon and Nails - Gay FriendlyHair / Beauty in Gatlinburg, TN, USA

Organic Infusion Hair Salon and Nails
458 Parkway, #6, Gatlinburg, TN, 37738, USA

Contact: Megan

Serving: Eastern TN
Purple Unions Disc: No

Gay Wedding Hair / Beauty in Gatlinburg, TN, USA. Organic Infusion Hair Salon and Nail Salon is a full service salon offering Organic products. We are in the heart of Gatlinburg in the Carousel Mall.
USA, TN, Gatlinburg - Gay Friendly

Equality Travel  - Gay FriendlyHoneymoon Travel in Nashville, TN, USA

Equality Travel
54 Music Square East, Nashville, TN, 37203, USA

Phone: 1 615 256-8900
Toll Free: 1 800 705-0052
Contact: Stephanie Hampton

Serving: Nashville
Purple Unions Disc: No

Gay Wedding Honeymoon Travel in Nashville, TN, USA. Equality Travel specializes in vacations and leisure travel for the LGBT community. We can help you select your best cruise, land tour or resort options through popular LGBT tour operators or we can create inspired, exclusive itineraries just for you. We take very seriously our role in helping our LGBT clients select destinations and properties where they are welcomed and will feel comfortable.
USA, TN, Nashville - Gay Friendly

Rainbow Weddings of Memphis - Gay FriendlyOfficiants in Memphis, TN, USA

Rainbow Weddings of Memphis
5723 Baird Dr, Memphis, TN, 38119, USA

Contact: Ken Zelten

Serving: Memphis Mid-South
Purple Unions Disc: No

Gay Wedding Officiants in Memphis, TN, USA. Professional wedding ministers serving the Memphis Mid-south area,
USA, TN, Memphis - Gay Friendly

Simply Love - Lesbian OwnedOfficiants in Murfreesboro, TN, USA

Simply Love
Murfreesboro, TN, 37128, USA

Contact: Jennie

Serving: Middle Tennessee
Purple Unions Disc: 10%, Mention PURPLE UNIONS

Gay Wedding Officiants in Murfreesboro, TN, USA. Marry your true love with an officiate who truly cares about your ceremony and your special day. No judgement on how you want you ceremony. Just peace and love.
USA, TN, Murfreesboro - Lesbian Owned

Golden Dolphin Weddings - Gay FriendlyOfficiants in Nashville, TN, USA

Golden Dolphin Weddings
P.O. Box 210951 , Nashville, TN, 37221, USA

Contact: Amanda

Serving: Greater Nashville
Purple Unions Disc: No

Gay Wedding Officiants in Nashville, TN, USA. I'm a professional, friendly, and flexible non-denominational minister. Let me hold the space for you as you embark on your brand new journey together. I'm open-minded to all faiths, beliefs, and paths. Your ceremony, done your way! You have the final say in your ceremony wording. Many happy customers! :) Please see my website for many beautiful reviews!
USA, TN, Nashville - Gay Friendly

Lovejoy Weddings - Gay FriendlyOfficiants in Nashville , TN, USA

Lovejoy Weddings
Cambridge Ave, Nashville , TN, 37205, USA

Contact: Libby Lovejoy

Serving: Nashville Area
Purple Unions Disc: 10%, Mention PURPLE UNIONS

Gay Wedding Officiants in Nashville, TN, USA. As a wedding officiant I love to use those words to weave together a ceremony that speaks deeply to each couple and embodies their personal love journey together.
USA, TN, Nashville - Gay Friendly

As a gay couple together since 1992, we believe that marriage and all the responsibilities and benefits that come with it should be available to committed gay and lesbian couples everywhere. So we created Purple Unions, a place where gay and lesbian couples can find gay friendly wedding vendors to help them plan their perfect wedding day.

Tennessee had both a legal and constitutional ban on gay marriage.

The ruling from the US Supreme Court threw the doors open, and marriage equality arrived here on June 26th, 2015.

The state also allows adoption by gay and lesbian couples.

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Gay Marriage Laws in Tennessee

Relationship Recognition: Full Marriage Equality
Out of State Recognition: Yes
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Tennessee Marriage Equality Opposition Drops 9 Points

Feb 8th, 2015

Marriage equality opposition is still above 50%, but it has fallen drastically over the last year. The Tennessean reports:

Fifty-five percent of Tennesseans are against same-sex marriages, the poll found. That number is down from the 64-percent opposition reported in a 2014 poll from MTSU. Religious identity also seemed to play a key role in people's attitudes on this topic.... read_more

Marriage Equality Round-Up - US Supreme Court Edition

Jan 17th, 2015

There's a lot going on around the US Supreme Court's decision to take five marriage equality cases from the Sixth Circuit. Here's a wrap-up of the current news and analysis USA: The hearing will be held in April. full story USA: The ACLU looks at where we're at and how we got here. full story USA: Time Magazine looks... read_more

US Supreme Court Takes Four Marriage Equality Cases

Jan 16th, 2015

This is huge - the Supremes just took all four cases from the Sixth Circuit:

The Supreme Court has just granted certiorari -- i.e. agreed to hear oral arguments -- in the Sixth Circuit marriage cases from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. They were consolidated. This means that the question of whether or not the United States Constitution protects the freedom... read_more

Sixth Circuit Upholds Marriage Equality Bans

Nov 6th, 2014

My friends, we have a circuit court split - the Sixth Circuit became the first in the nation to uphold a ban on same sex marriage. The Washington Blade reports:

A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that bans on same-sex marriage in each of the four states within its jurisdiction are constitutional, once again opening up the possibility for... read_more

Tennessee Marriage Equality Ruling Breaks Streak

Aug 13th, 2014

A judge in a Tennessee marriage equality case became the first in the US to rule against same sex marriage since the US Supreme Court ruled on DOMA and Prop 8 last year. Dot429 reports:

Circuit Judge Russell E. Simmons, Jr. of Roane County said in his decision, "neither the Federal Government nor another state should be allowed to dictate... read_more

In-Depth Analysis of the Sixth Circuit Hearing

Aug 12th, 2014

Sitting in the federal courtroom in Cincinnati, listening to the Sixth Circuit arguments in six same-sex marriage cases, one theme seemed especially prevalent: state defenders of same-sex marriage bans argued that the issue should be left up to "the democratic process", and their concerns were shared by Judge Jeffrey Sutton. Judge Sutton asked the plaintiffs' lawyer in one case, "assuming you... read_more

Tennessee Marriage Equality Setback: Judge Upholds Ban in Divorce Case

Aug 9th, 2014

A judge in the case of two men seeking a divorce has upheld the Tennessee marriage equality ban. LGBTQ Nation reports: A Tennessee judge has ruled that two men who married in Iowa and later moved to Tennessee cannot be granted a divorce because the state doesn't recognize same-sex marriage. In his ruling, Roane County, Tenn., Circuit Court Judge Russell... read_more

Will Sixth Circuit Be First to Rule Against Marriage Equality?

Aug 9th, 2014

Andrew Sullivan collects some of the views from pundits who see a possible end to the winning streak for marriage equality in the courts. The Dish reports:

At one rather awkward point, Sutton launched into a strange monologue about the gay rights movement's tactics, one that seemed barely tethered to the merits of the case at hand:
I would've thought the... read_more

Chattanooga, Tennessee Rescinds Domestic Partnership Ordinance 63%-37%

Aug 8th, 2014

In a lopsided vote, city voters overturned the domestic partnership ordinance recently passed by the city council. Think Progress reports:

Voters in Chattanooga, Tennessee overwhelmingly decided Thursday to undo a recently passed law that extended health benefits to the domestic partners of city employees. With a vote of 13,685-8,184, the town overturned the law originally passed 5-4 by the City... read_more

Sixth Circuit Hears Marriage Equality Cases From Four States

Aug 7th, 2014

The Sixth Circuit heard marriage equality cases from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee yesterday. Freedom to Marry has a nice collection of quotes from the decisions that got the cases here:

"Once you get married lawfully in one state, another state cannot take your marriage away, because the right t remain married is properly recognized as a fundamental liberty interest... read_more

Sixth Circuit to Hear Six Marriage Equality Cases From Four States Today

Aug 6th, 2014

The Cincinnati-based Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in a series of marriage equality cases today from the jurisdiction's four constituent states: Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. It is an unprecedented coming together of marriage equality litigation that has the potential to change the destiny of marriage in the federal courts for several reasons: First, these cases cover... read_more

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