La. Trio Accused of Enslaving Trans Woman for Years
June 06 2014 4:25 PM ET

La. Trio Accused of Enslaving Trans Woman

Parker Marie Molloy

After meeting online, an unnamed trans woman's stay with a Louisiana couple turned violent as she was beaten, forced to perform sex acts, and complete household chores against her will.

Op-ed: The Accidental Activist in You and Me
April 25 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: The Accidental Activist in You and Me

Kristen Becker

Kristen Becker never thought her comedy career would lead to a fight for equality in the Deep South.

La. Legislators Refuse to Repeal Sodomy Ban
April 16 2014 12:57 PM ET

La. Legislators Refuse to Repeal Sodomy Ban

Trudy Ring

The state's House of Representatives, facing pressure from the Christian right, votes down a repeal of the unconstitutional, unenforceable law that has nonetheless continued to be used as grounds for arrest.

Equal Marriage Recognition Suits Filed in Louisiana, Missouri
February 12 2014 7:22 PM ET

Equal Marriage Recognition Suits Filed in La., Mo.

Sunnivie Brydum

LGBT organizations are taking aim at discriminatory marriage laws in two traditionally conservative states.

WATCH: Video of La. Trans Woman Calling Councilman's Bluff Goes Viral
January 23 2014 2:37 PM ET

WATCH: Fierce La. Trans Woman Goes Viral

Parker Marie Molloy

Pamela Raintree made headlines last week after daring a Shreveport city councilman to stone her to death. Responding to praise and a push to run for office, Raintree opts to focus on her activism.

Trans Woman Dares Bible-Quoting Councilman to Stone Her to Death
January 17 2014 4:14 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Woman Calls Councilman's Bluff

Parker Marie Molloy

A Shreveport, La., City Council member Tuesday withdrew a bill that would repeal the city's recently passed antidiscrimination ordinance following backlash from residents, including one woman willing to call his bluff.

Louisiana National Guard Will Extend Partner Benefits
December 05 2013 4:23 PM ET

Louisiana National Guard Will Extend Partner Benefits

Michelle Garcia

Louisiana is the latest state to announce that members of its National Guard will extend benefits to its gay members' legal spouses.

Remembering the Worst Mass Killing of LGBT People in U.S. History
November 15 2013 4:07 PM ET June 05 2014 7:55 PM ET

Remembering The U.S.'s Largest Killing of LGBT People

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Forty years ago, dozens of people were trapped inside a New Orleans gay bar as it burned down. Now a new book, two films, an art installation, and a musical revisit the tragedy.

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