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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.

Seth Dunlap denies he did any such thing. The slur was sent after he criticized New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees for appearing in a Focus On The Family video.

November 04 2019 9:05 AM

The New Orleans Saints quarterback claims ignorance of Focus on the Family's history and blames LGBTQ media for blowing up the story.

September 06 2019 9:05 AM

The "Bring Your Bible To School Day" video was made and promoted by Focus On The Family.

September 04 2019 7:01 AM

Amid bar raids and the Red Scare, gay men in New Orleans established a vibrant culture. Read about the city's first first gay krewe in an excerpt from the new book Unveiling the Muse: The Lost History of Gay Carnival in New Orleans.

January 11 2018 5:31 AM

The CNN anchor was adored by social media for letting loose on national television.

January 01 2018 12:46 PM

New Orleans is a decadent location to spend Halloween.

September 27 2017 2:50 PM
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