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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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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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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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LENDA Testimony from Dylan Waguespack

The Forum for Equality is pleased to post the testimony on SB 155 from one of our most valued partners in equality. Thank you very much, Dylan, for your bravery and honesty! Thank you Mr. Chairman and members of the … Continue reading

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SB 155 Testimony from Forum’s Executive Director

Today, Forum for Equality’s Executive Director testified before the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee in support of SB 155 (the Louisiana Employment Non-discrimination Act). Here are Sarah Jane Guidry’s remarks: LENDA seeks to update current employment non-discrimination laws. It … Continue reading

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