DeRay Mckesson
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The Volunteer State's list of official things already include the tulip poplar tree, the tomato, the mockingbird, the square dance, the largemouth bass, the raccoon and the Barrett M82/M107 rifle.

April 06 2016 10:06 PM

After the Southern state enacted a far-reaching anti-LGBT bill, governors draw a line in the sand.

April 06 2016 6:28 PM

The latest so-called "religious freedom" measure in the South could make it onerous for rural LGBT people to find mental health caregivers.

April 06 2016 5:05 PM

After passing a sweeping anti-LGBT law, big businesses aren’t feeling so hospitable toward the Hospitality State. 

April 06 2016 4:28 PM Updated

Mississippi may face cuts if a federal investigation finds that their anti-LGBT law is discriminatory.

April 06 2016 4:25 PM Updated

“These are human beings whether you believe in what they believe in,” said one councilmember.

April 06 2016 9:39 AM

Visit Mississippi, where "We have an oppressive law to match our oppressive heat," says Funny or Die.

April 06 2016 8:54 AM