Tag Archives: Fairness

Let the Queens Read!

Libraries are a space for learning and exploration. Over the past few years we have seen an explosion in visibility for the LGBTQ community, and part of that has been through story times hosted all over the country by local drag … Continue reading

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Love Still Wins

We were barely done celebrating the signing of our State’s first fully-inclusive nondiscrimination Executive Order before the Attorney General started undermining and challenging it. On Tuesday, many in our community were preparing to celebrate history but instead witnessed (or woke … Continue reading

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Show us the Records, Mr. Landry!

This morning, in response to repeated discriminatory actions against the LGBT community by the state’s chief legal officer, Forum for Equality demanded that Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry release all correspondence between his office and Louisiana Family Forum, anti-equality Louisiana … Continue reading

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Press Release: HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP SEEKS LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S PUBLIC RECORDS

HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP SEEKS LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S PUBLIC RECORDS CONTACT: SarahJane Brady Phone: (504) 569-9156 Email: sarahjane@forumforequality.org Web: http://www.forumforequality.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NEW ORLEANS –  In a battle against repeated discriminatory actions against the LGBT community by the state’s … Continue reading

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Landry is at it AGAIN

We just learned Attorney General Jeff Landry has taken it upon himself to once again attack the LGBT community, this time by filing a lawsuit seeking to block the enforcement of Governor Edwards’s all-inclusive executive order. His sole reason for … Continue reading

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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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