Tag Archives: Action Alerts

The Session Has Begun

The 2019 Legislative Session has begun. Let’s get started! Rep. Joseph Bouie, Jr. has introduced the Louisiana Employment Non-discrimination Act (LENDA – HB 302) to the House of Representatives. LENDA seeks to update current employment nondiscrimination laws with protections for the LGBTQ community … Continue reading

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Urgent: Act now to protect children in Orleans Parish

Tomorrow evening (Thursday, 1/17), the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) is scheduled to elect a new President. Current OPSB Vice-President Leslie Ellison is actively lobbying to assume this public-facing role, and along with it, the enormous responsibility to ensure a … Continue reading

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Support the Lafayette Public Library!

Yes, the libraries in Lafayette are still being attacked for being a space for learning and exploration. The Lafayette Public Library is joining many others in hosting a story time by local drag queens. The positive impact of inclusivity and … Continue reading

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Your Senator Needs To Hear from YOU!

The Louisiana Employment Nondiscrimination Act (LENDA) is coming up for a vote in the Senate and Forum for Equality needs YOU! All hardworking people should be treated fairly and equally by the laws of our state. Everyone should have the … Continue reading

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Tell Your Louisiana Senator You Support LENDA!

Senator Troy Carter’s Louisiana Employment Nondiscrimination Act (LENDA) passed out of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee by a vote of 4 to 3. We are very appreciative of Sen. Regina Barrow, Sen. Wesley Bishop, Sen. Troy Carter, and Sen. … Continue reading

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We can be fired in Louisiana

Senator Troy Carter has introduced the Louisiana Employment Non-Discrimination Act. LENDA (SB 219) will include employment protections for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Today, the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee is voting on SB 219. All people … Continue reading

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Thank you, Senators!

This is the second year the full Louisiana Senate was able to vote on employment non-discrimination. And while we came up short, we gained new votes in support. It is important to thank those who stand on the right side … Continue reading

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