Tag Archives: Forum For Equality Louisiana

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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Forum for Equality 2017 Annual Meeting

When: Thursday, June 22 at 6 PM – 9 PM Where: LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 Join our current and incoming leadership for the 2017 Annual Membership Meeting. Find out what we have been working on … 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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