The Four Anti-Trans Bills Filed by the Louisiana Legislature This Session Will Not Become Law

June 23, 2021

On Tuesday, Governor John Bel Edwards vetoed SB 156, by Senator Beth Mizell, which would have barred transgender girls and women from joining sports teams that match their gender identity. Edwards called the proposal discrimination and a “solution in search of a problem that does not exist in Louisiana.”  Beth Mizell, who sponsored the legislation, […]

A Catholic Priest Admitted to Raping a Child. Because His Deposition Is Sealed, He Walks Free.

June 22, 2021

The Survivors of Childhood Sex Abuse (SCSA) issued a letter to various law enforcement officials requesting that they read the sealed deposition of accused child rapist, and former Catholic priest, Lawrence Hecker.  The President of SCSA Richard Windmann explained that a “Federal Court in New Orleans, Louisiana has sealed a deposition in which a Catholic […]

Look at This F$#%in Street! Popular Instagram Account Showcases NOLA’s Notorious Potholes

June 22, 2021

Taking New Orleans by a storm, @lookatthisfuckinstreet is one of the city’s most popular pothole accounts, “documenting the cracked and sinking streets of the Crescent City.”  With almost 29,000 followers, widely worn Pothole Watchdog t-shirts, and over 714 hilarious posts, the account has blown up to be bigger than the impressive potholes it documents.  Below […]

The City Council Wants Answers After Portia Pollock’s “Preventable Death”

June 16, 2021

District “B” Councilmember Jay H. Banks requested the participation of Chief Judge Herman, Judge Harris, and Judicial Administrator Kazik at the upcoming Criminal Justice Committee Meeting to clarify the procedures that determine eligibility for electronic monitoring. This request is the direct result of the City Council wanting answers about how the murder of Portia Pollock […]

Celebrate Pride Month By Supporting These 9 Louisiana LGBTQ+ Organizations

June 11, 2021

Pride Month is full of parties, parades, and lots of glitter. Behind the colorful celebrations is a purpose though: to raise awareness about the issues the LGBTQ+ community has overcome and continues to face.  You can show your support for the LGBTQ+ community in a way that’s a little more constructive than donning rainbow gear […]

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