In an historic re-affirmation of precedent, the United States Supreme Court held that Louisiana’s admitting privileges law for abortion providers was unconstitutional today. In this case, captioned June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, the justices were split 5-4, with Chief Justice Roberts siding with the majority. The impact of this decision for Louisiana is that […]
This is a story, in Qween Amor’s own words, “of racism, transphobia, and violence, and how we respond to it.” This is also a story that major local news outlets have not deemed worthy of coverage – despite getting over 1,400 shares on social media. This is a story about La Diva clothing store on […]
Note: This article was originally published on the Tulane Hullabaloo. In light of financial crisis brought on by the novel coronavirus, the Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Crisis Funding Circle Louisiana has created a mutual aid fund to give relief to their community. The TGNC fund was established on March 17 as the effects of COVID-19 began […]
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.
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