Monthly Archives: December 2013

The fight continues for Shreveport!

Forum for Equality, in collaboration with PACE, adamantly oppose the rogue effort of council member Ron Webb to undermine the widely supported ordinance that provides protections in employment, housing and accommodations to the Shreveport community. Webb, the lone Shreveport City … Continue reading

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Louisiana LGBT Organization Calls Duck Dynasty Founder “Insensitive”

FORUM FOR EQUALITY CALLS OUT DUCK DYNASTY FOUNDER PHIL ROBERTSON FOR HOMOPHOBIC REMARKS The Louisiana family values espoused on the hit cable television show “Duck Dynasty” sadly do not include respect for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender … Continue reading

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Send your Thanks to the Shreveport City Council

This last week has been truly remarkable. By an overwhelming vote of 6-to-1, Shreveport became Louisiana’s second city to protect all of its citizens from discrimination in the workplace, housing and public accommodations, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity … Continue reading

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Victory in Shreveport!

The Shreveport City Council just passed the all inclusive “Fairness Ordinance” that protects all residents from any form of discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations, including discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This ordinance had bipartisan support … Continue reading

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Shreveport Making History

On the road to Shreveport today, I could not stop but think that history is being made in Louisiana this week! The Shreveport City Council will be voting this Tuesday, December 10th for the Shreveport Fairness ordinance. This ordinance would … Continue reading

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Fuel the movement this #GivingTuesday

The impact of your support is easy to see. From informative public forums, to the local and statewide organizing like “Be Fair Shreveport,” your generosity enables us educate and advocate for the community as well as fuel the movement that’s … Continue reading

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