Tag Archives: Forum For Equality Louisiana

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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What a Victory!

Louisiana is the only state in the South that did not have ANY anti-LGBT bills filed in the 2017 legislative session. This is the culmination of many hard battles that our community has fought and won: Electing Gov. John Bel … Continue reading

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FFE PAC Endorsement Meeting

Forum for Equality PAC will be considering endorsements in the upcoming Judicial races in Orleans Parish. The FFE PAC meeting will be Monday, March 6th at 7:15 pm at the Law Office of Delaney, Robb & Rubin located at 2800 … Continue reading

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Stand tall

The Trump Administration has stated “at this time” it will not backpedal on the gains the LGBT community made under the Obama Administration’s executive actions. Maintaining the protections established by President Obama is the right thing to do, but we … 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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