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Governor-elect John Bel Edwards promises to protect LGBT state workers and government contractors from discrimination.

December 02 2015 12:53 PM

The Louisiana governor competed heavily for social conservatives with a message about 'religious freedom.'

November 17 2015 6:49 PM

Flames from the fire that burned down the popular gay club in the city's Seventh Ward could be seen for miles.

September 01 2015 4:38 PM Updated

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.

July 08 2015 5:20 PM

The state of Louisiana was among the last holdouts on recognizing the Supreme Court's ruling.

July 02 2015 3:54 PM Updated

Rachel Maddow breaks down the state of equality for the leaders and county clerks in southern states still resisting the inevitable.

July 02 2015 1:32 PM

After assault and attempted rape charges were dropped, a judge chose to be unusually lenient, citing the attacker's age.

July 02 2015 6:39 AM