Tag Archives: Sarah Jane Brady

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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Who Deserves Acclaim?

It’s that time again… We are gearing up for the Acclaim Awards Gala! The Acclaim Awards are Forum for Equality’s opportunity to celebrate the people working across Louisiana to make this state fairer and more equitable. This year’s Acclaim Awards … Continue reading

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Testimony Before House Civil Law and Procedure Committee on HB 707

Forum for Equality’s Executive Director spoke today before the Louisiana House Civil Law and Procedure Committee in opposition to House Bill 707. Below are her remarks: It is our mission to sustain and promote equality on the local and statewide … Continue reading

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HB 707 is History!

With your help, the discriminatory “Marriage and Conscience Act” went down in defeat in the House Civil Law and Procedure Committee today by a vote of 10-2 to return it to the calendar without amendments. Despite misleading and bizarre testimony … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is the Day to Stop HB 707

Tomorrow is the day —House Bill 707 is on the agenda for this Tuesday’s House Civil Law and Procedure Committee meeting. Along with our coalition partners, we will be out in full-force at the State Capitol for the hearing on … Continue reading

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Protect Louisiana Families from HB 707

It’s game time. Rep. Mike Johnson’s discriminatory Marriage and Conscience Act, HB 707, is scheduled for a hearing in the House Civil Law and Procedure Committee this Tuesday at 9:00AM at the Capitol in Baton Rouge. This divisive legislation has … Continue reading

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