Monthly Archives: August 2011

Louisiana Progressive Conference – August 27, 2011

Forum For Equality Deputy Political Directors Kenny Tucker and Mary Griggs traveled to Alexandria this past weekend for the Louisiana Progressive Conference. There were at least 100 activists primarily from the Lafayette, Baton Rouge and New Orleans gathered to talk … Continue reading

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Women’s Equality Day 2011

by Mary Griggs Women’s Equality Day is commemorated on August 26 to celebrate the right to vote by women in the United States. It was granted on this day in 1920. The lessons of the fight for suffrage have even … Continue reading

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Lt. Dan Choi to be Acclaim Awards Keynote Speaker!

Join us for the 13th Annual Acclaim Awards on Saturday, September 24th and be inspired by 2011 Keynote Speaker Lt. Dan Choi! Lt. Dan Choi, a West Point Graduate, Infantry Officer, a linguist fluent in Arabic, and a veteran of … Continue reading

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2011 Acclaim Awards Winners Announced

The Forum For Equality Announces the 2011 Winners of our 13th Annual Acclaim Awards Arts and Entertainment Award • Krewe of Petronius Chairs’ Award • Morris Welch Faith & Equality Award • Baton Rouge MCC & Big Easy MCC Health … Continue reading

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Lambda Legal Petitions Supreme Court to Hear Louisiana Birth Certificate Case

Lambda Legal filed a petition for a writ of certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case of a same-sex couple seeking an accurate birth certificate for their Louisiana-born son whom they adopted in New York. The state … Continue reading

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