DIVERSITY + INCLUSION = EMPOWERMENT
"A more equitable quality of life is only achieved through a more inclusive society."
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Most of us, even masochists, surround ourselves with people who respect us and support us. Not all of them will be like-minded but they will, generally, not denigrate us to our faces.
That’s why it can be such a shock to hear the voices of our enemies, as they spout lies in their testimony against laws that would protect lesbian,…Continue
Please share Forum For Equality’s Louisiana Public Employees Survey with your organization, friends, family and those that you know who are employed by the state. This legislative session Rep. Badon introduced HB 85 – The Louisiana Fair Employment Act (LFEA) which would amend state protections and add safeguards from discrimination in public employment based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. House Bill 85, Louisiana Fair Employment Act, would further protect the…Continue
Twenty seven dead in a elementary school in Connecticut with twenty-two of them children between the ages of five and ten sure puts your day in perspective, doesn't it?
That 18-wheeler going below the speed limit in the passing lane on Highway 90 at 6 o'clock this morning? Those crowds I had to battle at three different malls? That unopened 2L bottle of vodka I…Continue
With a poverty rate of 18% and a median income of $41,896, Louisiana is one of the poorest states in America. Louisiana also has one of the greatest pay disparities in the nation. Women in Louisiana earn less across all occupations and educational levels and their median earnings are less than men’s median earnings in 264 of 265 major occupation categories.
In Louisiana, the average yearly…Continue