Are people under 21 allowed in both places? You shall not breed together two kinds of your cattle; you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor wear a garment upon you of two kinds of material mixed together" Do you also need to check their clothing tags before you do anything for them? The jokes I hear many people make when they think they can joke with me because I'm white Thanks s for all of the replies and insight. City as a hole, pretty accepting. Not Billy Graham and Donald Trump.
And be accepted for who ever they chose to not hold hands in public with.
In the months leading up to the Civil War, prominent pro-Union and pro-Secession supporters spoke at Gay Street venues such as the Lamar House Hotel,  while the Knoxville Whig and Knoxville Registerwhich were arguably the mouthpieces for East Tennessee Unionism and secessionism, respectively, were both headquartered on Gay Street. We do have an annual parade and rally on Market Square, Knoxville Pridefestwhich is always crazy fun. Just to be crystal clear, you're welcome to think these people are evil. There are several churches that are gay-affirming and an active Pride group that does more than just plan the June celebration.
Future president Andrew Johnson spoke at the Union rally, and a shootout nearly erupted when several Confederate recruits attempted to interrupt his speech.