New Orleans
News from within the borders of New Orleans and the fight for LGBT equality there. Learn more about past and present obstacles toward achieving equality in New Orleans, including hate crimes law, transgender rights, adoption, and other rights denied to same-sex couples and LGBT people. Learn about individuals—activists, politicians, and allies—who have helped us make strides toward equality. We also cover the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explore how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.
Remembering the Worst Mass Killing of LGBT People in U.S. History
November 15 2013 3:07 PM ET June 05 2014 6:55 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.

Private Law Firm Focusing on LGBT Issues Opens in New Orleans
September 07 2013 5:00 AM ET

WATCH: Private Law Firm Focusing on LGBT Issues Opens in New Orleans

Nicholas Cimarusti

Two gay lawyers have opened the first private law firm in Louisiana to focus its services on LGBT clients.