Tag Archives: Forum For Equality Louisiana

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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See you at the annual meeting!

Come join Forum for Equality for our 2019 Annual Membership Meeting. We will be electing our board members and discussing what we have been working on this past year as well as what is on the horizon. There will be … 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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Appeal Court Rules: Governor Edwards Cannot Protect Us

We are very disappointed with the First Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling against Governor Edwards’ Nondiscrimination Executive Order. Attorney General Jeff Landry, in his effort to dismantle protections for gay and transgender Louisianans from discrimination, is on the wrong side … Continue reading

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FFE Annual Meeting Rescheduled to August 10th!

Due to Tropical Storm Cindy, we postponed the Annual Membership Meeting that was originally scheduled for the evening of June 22nd. We have rescheduled our event for Thursday, August 10th, at LeMieux Galleries (332 Julia Street, New Orleans, 70130). We … Continue reading

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