State Laws and Legislation

Tennessee Non-Discrimination Law

Gender identity protected? No
Tennessee's non-discrimination law does not explicitly address sexual gender identity. Sex and disability discrimination are addressed by Tennessee's non-discrimination law, but it is unclear whether these provisions could provide a cause of action for gender identity discrimination. Tenn. Code Ann. § 4-21-101 (2001).

Sexual orientation protected? No
Tennessee's non-discrimination law does not explicitly address sexual orientation discrimination. Tenn. Code Ann. § 4-21-101 (2001).


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Last Updated: 3/23/2007  

Updated: Thu, March 22, 2007 - 11:00:25