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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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Tell Your Senator You Support LENDA

Yesterday, Senator Troy Carter’s Louisiana Employment Non-Discrimination Act passed out of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee by a vote of 3 to 1. We are very appreciative of Sen. JP Morrell, Sen. Wesley Bishop, and Sen. Troy Carter for … Continue reading

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They need to hear from you

Senator Troy Carter’s Louisiana Employment Non-Discrimination Act (LENDA – SB 155) that expands employment protections for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community will be heard tomorrow, Wednesday, May 17th at 8:00am in the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee. … 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 155) will include employment protections for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Louisiana’s state motto is “Union, Justice and Confidence” – this should mean a place where … Continue reading

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They won’t stop!

Some of our elected officials will stop at nothing to block the advancement of Governor John Bel Edwards’s LGBT Executive Order. The House Appropriations Committee will be voting on the state employee health benefits contract with Vantage Health, and some … Continue reading

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Thank you (again!), Governor John Bel Edwards!

Just this past Wednesday, reports came out that Attorney General Jeff Landry took it upon himself to block numerous government legal contracts for the sole reason they contain non-discrimination protections for the LGBT community: protections that Forum for Equality and … Continue reading

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Louisiana Non-Discrimination Act heads to Senate Committee!

The Louisiana Non-Discrimination Act, SB 332 authored by Sen. JP Morrell, will be heard at the Tuesday, May 10th hearing of the Senate Judiciary B Committee. This comprehensive bill will help bring fairness to Louisiana statutes by: Adding “age”, “sex” … Continue reading

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