Published October, 2023

OUTMemphis v. Lee, US District Court for Western District of Tennessee, ACLU et al. (2023)

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On Tuesday, October 24, the ACLU, the ACLU Foundation of Tennessee and the Transgender Law Center filed this complaint in the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee on behalf of OutMemphis and four anonymous individual women. The lawsuit, Out Memphis v. Lee, is a challenge to Tennessee's aggravated prostitution statute as a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the U.S. Constitution. 

The plaintiffs in Out Memphis v. Lee are represented by the ACLU (Alexis Agathocleous, Alexis Alvarez, Jon W. Davidson, and Rachel Meeropol), the ACLU Foundation of Tennessee (Stella Yarbrough, Jeff Preptit, and Lucas Cameron-Vaughn), and the Transgender Law Center (Lynly S. Egyes, Milo Inglehart, and Dale Melchert).