Monthly Archives: April 2016

Support the Louisiana Non-Discrimination Act!

We are almost halfway through the Louisiana legislative session. Forum for Equality is moving forward with the Louisiana Nondiscrimination Act (LANA). This bill, authored by Representative Patricia Smith and designated as HB501, will protect LGBT people living and working in … Continue reading

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Amended

Over the past two days we have closely monitored several bills that affect our community and successfully supported amendments to limit their potential negative impact. Last night Rep. Mike Johnson’s amended “Pastor Protection Act” (HB 597) was passed in the … Continue reading

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Thank you, Governor JBE!

This is an historic moment for Louisiana as Governor Edwards signs an executive order protecting state employees and contractors from discrimination and harassment no matter who they are or whom they love. In going a step further, Gov. Edwards also … Continue reading

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Fighting Against Discrimination

It’s hard to believe we have been in the Legislative Session for almost a month, and as you read this, LGBT people continue to be subject to unfair discrimination. Rep. Mike Johnson wants to expand discrimination with the Pastor Protection … Continue reading

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