Episode 164: Tired of God | Donna Scott Davenport and Anita Bryant
Tina and Hillary cover Judge Donna Scott Davenport and anti-LGBTQ activist Anita Bryant.
Judge Donna Scott Davenport oversaw juvenile justice cases in Tennessee. BUT after implementing a “filter system," she illegally sent children to jail.
Throughout the 1960s-80s, Anita Bryant had a modest singing career that bought her some notoriety. But it was her anti-gay crusade that made her infamous.
US Dept. of Justice: Investigate Tennessee Judge Donna S. Davenport for Jailing Kids!
Tennessee judge who 'used unconstitutional detention' and arrest policies to jail children as young as seven for truancy announces she's retiring - one day after legislators moved to remove her--by Tommy Taylor and Christopher Eberhart
Daily News Journal
D.L. Hughley confronts Rutherford County for arresting kids: 'There have to be accomplices'--by Kailee Shores
Black Children Were Jailed for a Crime That Doesn’t Exist. Almost Nothing Happened to the Adults in Charge.--by Ken Armstrong and Meribah Knight
Tennessee Judge Who Illegally Jailed Children Plans to Retire, Will Not Seek Reelection--by Ken Armstrong
Rutherford County Source
Judge Donna Scott Davenport to Retire in September of 2022
Rutherford County TN
Judge Donna Scott Davenport
WPLN News 90.3
Rutherford County will pay out $6M for illegally arresting and detaining hundreds of children--by Alexis Marshall and Emily Siner
Murfressboro Daily News Journal
MTSU president: University cuts ties with Judge Donna Scott Davenport as adjunct instructor--by Nancy DeGennaro
Judge Donna Scott Davenport--from Rutherford County Website
Distorted Video of Fight--ProPublica screenshot from YouTube--via ProPublica
Judge Travis Lampley--via Lampley Campaign Page on YouTube
Understanding Anita Bryant, the Woman Who Declared War on Gays--by Robert Whirry
Gay South Florida (Miami Herald)
Bob Green: Anita's ex paid dearly in the fight--by Steve Rothaus
Anita Bryant Hit in the Face With Pie
LGBTQ History Month: The early days of America's AIDS crisis--by Catherine McGann
How 1970s Christian crusader Anita Bryant helped spawn Florida's LGBTQ culture war--by Jullian Eugenios
Zapping: The boisterous protest tactic that ignited early LGBTQ activism--by Erin Blakemore
Today In Gay History: Gay Activist Pies Anita Bryant In the Face
Anti-Gay Organizing on the Right
Anita Bryant--photo from AP via NBC News
Pie in Bryant's Face--by Bettmann screenshot via National Geographic
Anti-Anita Bryant Protest--via Houson Public Media