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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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Stand tall

The Trump Administration has stated “at this time” it will not backpedal on the gains the LGBT community made under the Obama Administration’s executive actions. Maintaining the protections established by President Obama is the right thing to do, but we … Continue reading

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Amended

Over the past two days we have closely monitored several bills that affect our community and successfully supported amendments to limit their potential negative impact. Last night Rep. Mike Johnson’s amended “Pastor Protection Act” (HB 597) was passed in the … Continue reading

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Thankful

On Thanksgiving we reflect on what we are most thankful for this year. We are thankful for you – you sustain and encourage us throughout the year. Forum for Equality would not be the organization it is today without your … 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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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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Sarah Jane Brady’s Remarks at the Decision Day Rally

As I stand here, looking out over this amazing gathering of people, I can’t help but notice and feel one thing: love. Throughout our lifetimes, we have born witness to that one thing – love – as something celebrated only … Continue reading

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