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Pride in Louisiana

June is LGBT Pride month. We are excited for the many events that are taking place around our state the next two weeks to celebrate our community. Join in on the fun! Baton Rouge Baton Rouge Pride – Saturday, June … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality comes to Louisiana

If you had told me even back in 2013 when the Windsor decision came out that the Supreme Court would uphold a constitutional right to same-sex marriage in all fifty states barely 2 years later, I would have been very … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mayor Tyler

Joining other leaders in Louisiana, on Wednesday, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler responded to the problematic executive order signed by Governor Bobby Jindal in response to his defeat in the legislature. Mayor Tyler said, “We want to be very clear to … Continue reading

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How do Louisiana cities measure up?

Today the Human Rights Campaign released their third annual Municipal Equality Index and highlights four metro areas in Louisiana: Baton Rouge, Jefferson Parish, New Orleans and Shreveport. I appreciate the diligent work, time and energy that HRC put into creating … Continue reading

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Victory (again) in Shreveport!

Realizing his battle was a losing one, the lone Shreveport City Council Member who sought to repeal the new fairness measure withdrew his opposition today, allowing the Fairness Ordinance to remain intact. The city’s Fairness Ordinance protecting Shreveporters from discrimination … Continue reading

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#KeepShreveportFair

Tomorrow is the second time that the Shreveport Fairness Ordinance will be put to a vote. We need to make sure that we #KeepShreveportFair and safeguard the protections for employment, housing and accommodations, which includes protections for sexual orientation, gender identity … Continue reading

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Keep Shreveport Fair!

This past December Shreveport made history by becoming the second city in Louisiana that provides protections in employment, housing and accommodations, which includes protections for sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. To top that off, the vote by the … Continue reading

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