Shreveport, LA - Earlier today in Shreveport, a young transgender woman was murdered. She is sadly not the first transgender woman of color to be killed in Louisiana this year.Read More
Libraries have a long-standing history of fostering learning. Learning broadens our horizons, shapes our understanding of the world, and allows us to evolve. You wouldn’t move through the world as you do without being taught how to navigate through it.Read More
Since the days of our founding, Louisiana Trans Advocates has been a home to strong and resilient trans people throughout our state who work hard to support each other in our everyday lives and advocate for the rights of our community.Read More
On Saturday, May 26, members of Louisiana Trans Advocates gathered for our annual statewide membership convention in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
At the convention, Louisiana Trans Advocates' membership voted to elect Dylan Waguespack to serve as President of the Board. Alexander Andersen was elected to serve as Vice-President of the Board.Read More
All children deserve a family. Too many LGBTQ youth come out to family members only to face rejection, hatred, and violence. Those facing the most extreme levels of family rejection and maltreatment are often forced out of their homes, or will run away, becoming homeless or entering the foster care system.
Tomorrow is the first day of May, which is National Foster Care Month. In Louisiana, 4700+ children are currently in foster care. Throughout May, we'll be reaching out to share with you the stories of youth in foster care and the actions you can take to support them.Read More
Please mark down your calendars for the first annual statewide LTA membership convention! Join us in Baton Rouge as we discuss what LTA has been up to this year, plan for the future, swear in our new chapter-nominated board members, and elect our 2018-2019 Board President and Vice-President. RSVP on Facebook today if you’ll be attending or email firstname.lastname@example.org!Read More