Tag Archives: Forum For Equality Louisiana

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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Postponed: Annual Membership Meeting

The weather forecast for Tropical Storm Cindy continues to pose a threat of heavy rains and localized flooding for Southern Louisiana through Thursday. Out of an abundance of caution and careful consideration for the safety of our members, especially those … 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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