Friends of George’s Seeks Injunction Against Tennessee’s Anti-Drag Law

Friends of George’s, a Memphis-based 501(c)(3) theatre company, has filed suit against the state of Tennessee in the U.S. District Court for the Western District (TN). Tennessee’s reckless anti-drag law, approved recently by Governor Lee and scheduled to take effect on April 1, imperils the lives of drag performers and seeks to oppress queer culture state-wide. Since 2011, Friends of George’s has produced original, drag-centric performances, comedy sketches, and plays while raising thousands of dollars for other Mid-South charities that support or affirm the LGBTQIA+ population.

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