Flames from the fire that burned down the popular gay club in the city's Seventh Ward could be seen for miles.
Nationwide marriage equality is 'legal fiction' that enacts 'so-called civil liberties,' makes a 'mockery' of civil rights, and apparently emboldens pedophiles, according to two of Louisiana's top jurists.
The state of Louisiana was among the last holdouts on recognizing the Supreme Court's ruling.
Rachel Maddow breaks down the state of equality for the leaders and county clerks in southern states still resisting the inevitable.
After assault and attempted rape charges were dropped, a judge chose to be unusually lenient, citing the attacker's age.
As same-sex couples tie the knot in Mississippi and Louisiana, Alabama residents are still facing legal uncertainty about their ability to marry someone of the same sex.
IBM will not be hosting a ribbon-cutting for their new Baton Rouge office, thanks to the governor's discriminatory executive order.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu says his famously tolerant city will continue to welcome everyone, including LGBT people, despite Gov. Bobby Jindal's antigay 'conscience protection' order.
When lawmakers stalled a 'license to discriminate' bill advocated by the governor, Jindal took matters into his own hands and issued a sweeping executive order.
A legislative committee tabled the antigay bill indefinitely, but Gov. Bobby Jindal says he'll issue an executive order to accomplish its goals.