Republican Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill into law that will restrict public drag show performances in Tennessee, making his state the first to do so this year. The state Senate passed the bill Thursday along party lines to limit “adult cabaret performances” on public property so as to shield them from the view of children.
The bill, which the Tennessee House passed last week, defines an adult cabaret performance as a performance “that features topless dancers, go-go dancers, exotic dancers, strippers, male or female impersonators who provide entertainment that appeals to a prurient interest, or similar entertainers.”
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