Monthly Archives: June 2015

ACLU and Forum for Equality File Suit Against Governor Jindal Over Unconstitutional Marriage Executive Order

The ACLU Foundation of Louisiana, Forum for Equality Foundation, and 6 individual plaintiffs today filed suit challenging Governor Bobby Jindal’s “Marriage and Conscience Order,” signed on May 19, because it goes beyond his constitutional authority as governor. The lawsuit asserts … Continue reading

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It’s finally here!

After a historic win at the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, marriage equality has come to Louisiana! This morning, the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court became the first Clerk of Court to give the green light to begin issuing marriage … Continue reading

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Sarah Jane Brady’s Remarks at the Decision Day Rally

As I stand here, looking out over this amazing gathering of people, I can’t help but notice and feel one thing: love. Throughout our lifetimes, we have born witness to that one thing – love – as something celebrated only … Continue reading

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FORUM FOR EQUALITY LOUISIANA EXPLORING ALL LEGAL OPTIONS

FORUM FOR EQUALITY LOUISIANA EXPLORING ALL LEGAL OPTIONS TO FORCE STATE OFFICIALS TO FOLLOW THE SUPREME COURT DECISION Forum for Equality Louisiana is exploring all legal options to force Gov. Bobby Jindal, Attorney General Buddy Caldwell and state officials to … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality comes to Louisiana

If you had told me even back in 2013 when the Windsor decision came out that the Supreme Court would uphold a constitutional right to same-sex marriage in all fifty states barely 2 years later, I would have been very … Continue reading

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Who Deserves Acclaim?

It’s that time again… We are gearing up for the Acclaim Awards Gala! The Acclaim Awards are Forum for Equality’s opportunity to celebrate the people working across Louisiana to make this state fairer and more equitable. This year’s Acclaim Awards … Continue reading

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Loosen the Bible Belt!

Sunday, June 7th 1812 Bartholomew Street New Orleans, LA Get your tickets here! It is the last stop on Loosen the Bible Belt tour and we want you to celebrate with us! Comedy from Kristen Becker and Sam Sammy Ruddy, … Continue reading

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