Monthly Archives: November 2014

Lambda Legal and Forum for Equality Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Louisiana Marriage Case

“The ruling from the lower court in this case is a time-warped reading of the Constitution and neglects developments in the law, including since the Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor” Lambda Legal and the lawyers representing Forum for Equality Louisiana … Continue reading

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Transgender Day of Rembrance 2014

Today, we mark Transgender Day of Remembrance and recall those people killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. Over the last decade, more than one person per month has died around the world due to violence based on bias against transgendered … Continue reading

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How do Louisiana cities measure up?

Today the Human Rights Campaign released their third annual Municipal Equality Index and highlights four metro areas in Louisiana: Baton Rouge, Jefferson Parish, New Orleans and Shreveport. I appreciate the diligent work, time and energy that HRC put into creating … Continue reading

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Love is still appealing!

With an unfortunate ruling today, Louisiana now is not the only state where a federal court has allowed the government to discriminate against same-sex couples and families. That’s because the US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld marriage bans … Continue reading

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We Must Show Up!

Originally posted on Mary Griggs:
Only 46% of eligible voters in New Orleans voted in this past election. Less than half. Louisiana as whole did a little better with 50.1% of voters doing so. That compares to 69% of the…

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