TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 23, 2018
A former Hamilton County magistrate at Juvenile Court says she was fired because she is openly gay, Chattanoogan.com reports. Elizabeth Gentzler is suing Hamilton County, Judge Rob Philyaw and Court Administrator Sam Mairs for her termination. Gentzler said Wednesday that gay marriage “is nothing you put in air quotes,” after County Attorney Rheubin Taylor allegedly used his hands to form quote marks when describing Gentzler’s marriage to another woman.