Author Archives: Forum For Equality

About Forum For Equality

The Forum For Equality is a statewide human rights organization dedicated to the establishment of a society free from discrimination and to the support of good government. We believe that the fastest and most efficient way to achieve these goals is to educate our communities and to constructively participate in the political process.

Louisiana, it is time to vote!

With the ongoing pandemic, we know our lives have changed radically between social distancing and health challenges. If it is safe for you, Forum for Equality PAC wants to encourage you to exercise your constitutional right to vote and continue … Continue reading

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SCOTUS VICTORY: Virtual Town Hall this Thursday

Please join Forum for Equality and Louisiana Trans Advocates for a virtual Town Hall — VICTORY: The SCOTUS LGBTQ Civil Rights Ruling and What it Means for You — Thursday, June 18th at 6:00PM. You can watch live on Forum … Continue reading

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LANDMARK RULING: Supreme Court for LGBTQ Protections

This is an important moment for legal equality. The Supreme Court has ruled in a 6-3 decision that companies don’t have a right to discriminate against LGBTQ people in the workplace. This historic decision says that LGBTQ people are protected … Continue reading

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Our Commitment To the Black Community

June is Pride month, which at its core commemorates a movement led by trans people of color rising up against a police force that routinely and violently persecuted members of the LGBTQ community. Pride arrives in 2020 as people have … Continue reading

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500+ LGBTQ Organizations including Forum for Equality Unite to Combat Racial Violence

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” Those words, written over 30 years ago by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, remind us that indifference can never bridge the divide of hate. And, today, … Continue reading

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Give where you live today!

Though we do not know what the coming months may hold, we do know that your support helps sustain us and keeps us moving forward during our current crisis. With you at our side, we are able to continue to … Continue reading

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WE ARE UNDER ATTACK!

The 2020 Louisiana Legislative Session begins in 11 days and the LGBTQ Community is ALREADY under attack. Yesterday, Senator Beth Mizell (R-Franklinton) filed a bill to ban trans students from playing school sports. LGBTQ children are now being targeted this Session! … Continue reading

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Give where you live, Louisiana

Today is #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday has become a global movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy during the holiday season. How are you supporting Forum for Equality and our community on this global day of giving? We have so many … Continue reading

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Be An Early Voter!

Even though Halloween is over, the future is still scary here in Louisiana with the upcoming run off election on November 16th. Today is the start of early voting, and Forum for Equality PAC has updated our endorsements. These endorsements … Continue reading

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Forum for Equality Endorses New Orleans Human Rights Commission Amendment

Forum for Equality was on the front lines in the early 1990’s to pass one of the first inclusive non-discrimination ordinances in the South, to protect New Orleans’ citizens from discrimination in employment, public accommodations and housing. It was the … Continue reading

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