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BY Staff | Louisiana | 7/21/21
Fight Back! News Service is circulating the following statement by Real Name Campaign NOLA.
BY Serena Sojic-Borne | Baton Rouge | 7/21/21
On July 20 at 11:30 a.m., a group of protesters interrupted the Louisiana legislature’s veto override session to denounce the proposed transgender sports ban.
BY Serena Sojic-Borne | New Orleans, LA | 7/12/21
On July 11, 50 protesters took to the streets to fight back against Louisiana’s possible ban on transgender kids playing sports. Unexpected heavy rains drenched them soon after they started walking.
BY staff | Oshkosh, WI | 7/07/21
On June 30, over 60 people of all ages met to socialize safely and to discuss issues that impact the LGBTQ community, and the damage that homophobia creates for youth.
BY Serena Sojic-Borne | Baton Rouge, LA | 6/28/21
The courageous and relentless trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) movement beat all four of Louisiana’s anti-trans bills. TGNC Louisianans’ story reminds us of what LGBT+ Pride looks like: fighting for our dignity and winning.
BY Skyler Dorr | Minneapolis, MN | 6/28/21
Hundreds marched in the streets of downtown Minneapolis for Taking Back Pride, on June 27.
BY Carolyn Connolly | New York, NY | 6/25/21
Over 150 people gathered June 24 demanding urgent action to address the epidemic of violence facing Black trans women.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 6/17/21
On the evening of May 27, marking the one-year anniversary of Tony McDade’s murder by still-unnamed officers with the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD), activists and community members gathered at the Florida State Capitol to grieve, commemorate McDade’s life, and to demand justice for his murder.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 6/17/21
On the early morning of June 12, 2016, gunman Omar Mateen shot dozens of people at Pulse Nightclub, murdering 49 people and injuring more than 50.
BY Serena Sojic-Borne | New Orleans, LA | 5/11/21
On May 7, a coalition of Louisiana’s progressive organizations gathered at city hall for a press conference on the state legislature’s anti-transgender bills.
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