As the Louisiana State Legislature convened for its first week of the Regular Session, a number of issues promise to take the political stage. While the regular topics like equal pay, coastal restoration, education, tort reform, and civil rights characterize much of the proposed legislation, one Senator is apparently concerned about another issue: the genitals […]
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is urging both law enforcement and lawmakers to take action after a new FBI report showed Jews and Jewish institutions were the group most targeted in hate crimes over 2018 – continuing a trend that has been in place since 1991. The FBI’s annual Hate Crime Statistics Act (HCSA) report found […]
On Monday, three female fire dispatchers working for the Jefferson Parish East Bank Consolidated Fire Protection Bureau filed suit claiming an ongoing practice of gender discrimination and retaliation at the Jefferson Parish Fire Protection Bureau’s Emergency Communications Division. The three women have a combined fifty-three years of employment at the Bureau. According to the complaint […]
On Sunday, September 29, University of New Orleans (UNO) President Dr. John Nicklow issued an official notice to students speaking out against what he called “hateful, offensive” posts that had been made on the UNO Social App. “I recently learned about some hateful, offensive posts on the UNO Social App. These posts dehumanized others, specifically […]
In a kind, if late gesture, the NOPD has debuted a special Pride-themed badge for officers to wear in support of New Orleans LGBT community
A professor at Louisiana College quit after the school attempted to cover up a misogynistic sermon delivered by the Dean of the School of Human Behavior.
In response to the restrictive abortion bans being passed across the country, Planned Parenthood sent out a report declaring a Nationwide Public Health Crisis.
In response to the “heartbeat” abortion ban that Democrat Governor John Bel Edwards signed on May 30th, New Orleans City Council members Jason Williams and Helena Moreno will introduce a resolution at the June 6th regular meeting, condemning the signage of the bill. The ban – one of the strictest in the nation – prevents […]
The redesign of the $20 bill which was to feature Harriet Tubman will not be unveiled in 2020.
Two LGBTQ military nonprofits have merged to form the Modern Military Association of America.
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