Healthy and Free Tennessee is a coalition of agencies, organizations, and individuals working together to promote sexual health and reproductive freedom in the state of Tennessee. We support the right of all Tennesseans to:

  • Make private decisions about their sexual and reproductive health, free from intrusion or coercion by any government, group, or individual.
  • Access a full range of safe & affordable sexual and reproductive health care along with accurate information about their health care options.
  • Be free from discrimination on the basis of their reproductive life decisions.

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  • Upcoming events

    Friday, October 27, 2017 at 06:00 PM through October 29, 2017
    Tennessee State University, Avon Williams Campus

    Registration

    We are so glad you will be joining us at our first annual statewide convening! Please register if you plan to attend any day of the convening, even if you don't plan to attend all 3 days. Register HERE.

    This convening is FREE to participants, but we are asking for a donation of $25, $50, or $100 as you are able in order to help us cover convening costs like the space rental and meals for participants. If you are able to donate, please click here.

    If you or your organization is interested in becoming a convening sponsor, please contact anna@healthyandfreetn.org.


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    HFTN & Free Hearts Speak Out Against Coercive Birth Control and Sterilization

    You may have heard about White County General Sessions Judge Sam Benningfield’s unconstitutional practice of offering reduced jail time in exchange for willingly undergoing a vasectomy or a birth control implant, which he has now rescinded. Healthy and Free Tennessee and coalition partner Free Hearts, an organization led primarily by formerly incarcerated women in support of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated mothers and their children, join the many voices speaking out against this harmful practice. Though we support widespread access to a range of contraceptive options for everyone in Tennessee, we do not support the targeting of vulnerable incarcerated populations for long-acting birth control or sterilization. We see this as an attack on the reproductive freedom of Tennesseans, particularly incarcerated women.
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    Relaunch of "All Families Valued" Platform

    Healthy and Free is excited to announce the relaunch of our "All Families Valued" platform. Some of you may remember that NARAL was in Tennessee last year on a Total Access TN tour to workshop a platform across the state that would lift up our values around reproductive health. Together, HFTN and NARAL decided it made sense for HFTN to take over as lead of the platform since we are a state-based coalition with a grassroots base of support. One of Anna and Briana's first tasks as new Co-State Directors is to pick up the platform where we left off last year. 
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