Tag Archives: LGBT Equality

Let the Queens Read!

Libraries are a space for learning and exploration. Over the past few years we have seen an explosion in visibility for the LGBTQ community, and part of that has been through story times hosted all over the country by local drag … Continue reading

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LET THEM EAT CAKE?

Our nation decided more than 50 years ago that when a business decides to open its doors to the public, that business should be open to all—a core principle that is at the heart of how we treat one another. … 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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Love Still Wins

We were barely done celebrating the signing of our State’s first fully-inclusive nondiscrimination Executive Order before the Attorney General started undermining and challenging it. On Tuesday, many in our community were preparing to celebrate history but instead witnessed (or woke … Continue reading

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Press Release: HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP SEEKS LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S PUBLIC RECORDS

HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP SEEKS LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S PUBLIC RECORDS CONTACT: SarahJane Brady Phone: (504) 569-9156 Email: sarahjane@forumforequality.org Web: http://www.forumforequality.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NEW ORLEANS –  In a battle against repeated discriminatory actions against the LGBT community by the state’s … Continue reading

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Support the Louisiana Non-Discrimination Act!

We are almost halfway through the Louisiana legislative session. Forum for Equality is moving forward with the Louisiana Nondiscrimination Act (LANA). This bill, authored by Representative Patricia Smith and designated as HB501, will protect LGBT people living and working in … Continue reading

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Thank you, Governor JBE!

This is an historic moment for Louisiana as Governor Edwards signs an executive order protecting state employees and contractors from discrimination and harassment no matter who they are or whom they love. In going a step further, Gov. Edwards also … Continue reading

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