Gay Guide

Tennessee
Pink Star Rating

6

Capital

Nashville

Other Main Cities/Resorts

Memphis, Nashville-Davidson, Knoxville

Gay Age of Consent

Legal

Lesbian Age of Consent

Legal

Straight Age of Consent

18

Legal Notes

In 1980 a Tennesee court overturned the state's anti-gay sodomy law in the case of Campbell v. Sundquist.

Population

5.69 million

Climate

Located in the Temperate Zone, Tennessee has a generally mild climate year-round, but still enjoys four distinct seasons. The best time to visit is during the summer months but if heat is a problem go in May or September. The average high temperature in winter is 9.4°c and the average low temperature is -1°c. In the summer, the average high temperature is 31.7c and the average low is 19.4c. The average annual rainfall in Tennessee is 124.7cm.

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