Tenn. governor vows to sign anti-drag bill as photo surfaces

Posted on AllSides February 28th, 2023
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AP Photo/Mark Zaleski

Republican Gov. Bill Lee says it would be “ridiculous” to conflate a recently surfaced yearbook photo of him wearing women’s clothing in high school to drag show performances currently under attack in Tennessee and other GOP-led states.

Lee told reporters this week that he plans to sign legislation that would severely limit where drag performances can take place by banning “adult cabaret entertainment” that is “harmful to minors” from public property or locations where children might see the performance.

The bill does not explicitly include the words “drag show,” but...

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