Tag Archives: Marriage Equality

Help us celebrate that #LoveIsTheLaw

Happy anniversary!June 26 marks the second anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples nationwide. Remember how amazing it was to read the news and see that, at last, same-sex couples … Continue reading

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Upcoming Roberta Kaplan Event

Forum for Equality, Temple Sinai and Federal Bar Association New Orleans Chapter are excited to host Roberta Kaplan for a signing and discussion on her new book “Then Comes Marriage” in New Orleans. Event Info: Thursday, April 14, 2016 – … Continue reading

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Congrats, Doug!

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting our very deserving Acclaim Awards winners this year. Doug Hallward-Driemeier will be receiving our Legal Award in a very special year for our movement. As head of the Appellate and … Continue reading

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WE WON!

It’s over. It has to be, right? After Governor Jindal announced on Sunday that the state would comply with the Fifth Circuit, and it ruled last night … he then moved the goalpost. He instead said he would then comply … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: 5th Circuit

Today, the Fifth Circuit issued its ruling overturning the district court. We call upon Governor Jindal and all state officials to live up to their words that they will comply with the Fifth Circuit: the ruling is effective immediately. To … Continue reading

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#marriageandmore

When I became chair of Forum for Equality Louisiana, I dedicated myself to do whatever it took to ensure marriage equality as well as protections in jobs, housing and public accommodations for the LGBT community. We were elated at the … Continue reading

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It’s finally here!

After a historic win at the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, marriage equality has come to Louisiana! This morning, the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court became the first Clerk of Court to give the green light to begin issuing marriage … Continue reading

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