Healthy and Free TN on WXNA

On February 4th, 2019 from 8:00-10:00 PM Healthy and Free Tennessee's Co-Executive Directors Anna and Briana were guests on WXNA's show Transmission with Jonathan Marx. We talked about lots of the issues we care about and the bill we are working on in the 2019 legislative session. You can learn more and listen to the full 2-hour show on WXNA's website here

Full playlist:

  • 8:02pm Let’s Talk About Sex by Salt-N-Pepa 
  • 8:19pm You Don’t Own Me by Lesley Gore  
  • 8:21pm Promiscuity by Ani DiFranco 
  • 8:47pm Control by Janet Jackson 
  • 8:54pm Bodak Yellow by Cardi B  
  • 9:20pm Q.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu) by Janelle Monáe 
  • 9:25pm This Body by Baum  
  • 9:29pm Ain’t Afraid by Those Darlins 
  • 9:53pm Feeling Myself (feat. Beyoncé) by Nicki Minaj 
  • 9:57pm Respect by Aretha Franklin 

Healthy and Free TN 2018 Youth Summit

Healthy and Free Tennessee's Youth Leadership Council is excited to host a youth summit on reproductive health, rights, and justice for young people ages 15-25 in Memphis on July 7, 2018. The goal of the summit is to share information on an array of topics affecting young people including birth control options, combatting rape culture, and healthy relationships, as well as provide tangible ways for people to become involved in reproductive health, rights, and justice work in Tennessee. Registration is free and breakfast and lunch will be provided. REGISTER HERE.

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2018 Legislative Session in Review

The 110th General Assembly ended on April 26, 2018. This was a tough year for advocates of reproductive health, rights, and justice. Once again, Tennessee made national news for the Tennessee legislature’s shameful and extreme tactics, which this year included a bill to erect a monument to abortion “victims,” and defunding clinics that provide abortions from TennCare. Healthy and Free Tennessee was mostly in defense mode again on the hill, mobilizing our supporters to call and email their legislators.

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Save the Date for 2nd Convening & Call for Proposals

Healthy and Free Tennessee is excited to announce that our 2nd annual statewide convening will take place October 5-6, 2018 in Nashville, TN at Tennessee State University, Avon Williams Campus (330 10th Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37203). Our statewide convening is a gathering for progressives that centers reproductive health, rights, and justice and movement building in Tennessee. Last year, the first convening brought together over 130 people from different parts of the state and country, and we were honored to have Loretta Ross as our keynote speaker.

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