Monthly Archives: September 2014

Forum for Equality Louisiana Applaudes Lafayette Decision

The Forum for Equality Louisiana congratulates Lafayette Judge Edward Rubin’s decision overturning Louisiana’s constitutional and statutory discrimination against the rights of same-sex couples. “We think the decision is the correct one,” said Lesli Harris of the New Orleans law firm … Continue reading

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Breaking News!

We have just received breaking news that a state court judge in Lafayette Parish has ruled that Louisiana’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. We applaud the judge for correctly deciding this issue for Louisiana families, and we will update you … Continue reading

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A Decade of Discrimination in Louisiana

Ten years ago this week, as Lousianans hunkered down in anticipation of Hurricane Ivan, lesbians and gays geared up for a storm that could do lasting damage to our community. For it was on September 18, 2004, that Constitutional Amendment … Continue reading

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FORUM FOR EQUALITY LOUISIANA APPLAUDS 7th CIRCUIT DECISION

The Forum for Equality Louisiana applauds the unanimous decision of the U.S. 7th Circuit, Court of Appeals declaring same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana unconstitutional. “At this point, 22 decisions around the nation have supported marriage equality, which makes … Continue reading

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Love is Appealing!

You may have heard the news of the ruling on marriage equality here in Louisiana this morning. I want you to know that we will vigorously appeal the ruling that refuses to strike down Louisiana’s ban of same-sex marriages as … Continue reading

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Rally With Us in Jackson Square!

Forum for Equality joins with the ALCU, Human Right Campaign, LGBT Community Center and PFLAG New Orleans to rally against the marriage equality US District Court ruling. We encourage and welcome everyone to join with us at Jackson Square this … Continue reading

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