Take action for trans equality!
Louisiana is one of 31 states where discrimination against LGBTQ people is still legal. Senate Bill 219 by Senator Troy Carter would prohibit workplace discrimination against LGBTQ people so that no one can legally discriminate against trans and queer people based on who we are or who we love.
Sign the petition today:
Some suggested themes for your comments are 1) why this legislation is important to you, 2) a time when you were discriminated against, or 3) that people should be hired based on their qualifications and not who they are.
Next, follow up with a phone call:
It's easier than it sounds. You can find your state senator's contact information here. Their name is the second one listed when you enter your voting address into the form. Click on their names to be brought to a page with their contact information. All you have to say is,
"Hi, my name is _____________ and I live in ___________, Louisiana. I'm calling to ask Sen. ____________ to vote yes on Senate Bill 219 by Senator Troy Carter because no one should be discriminated against because of who they are or who they love. Thank you for your time."