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History and Lore Surrounding New Orleans Gay Culture & Its Oldest Gay Bar

featuring Frank Perez

Date: Monday, October 15, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Building: Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC) in Room 203
Location: uptown campus
Other Information: Stibbs

Author Frank Perez grew up in Louisiana and now lives in the French Quarter where he is a barfly at The Café: Lafitte in Exile. Perez will be discussing and reading from his new book at Tulane University’s 
Lavin Bernick Center (LBC), Stibbs Room 203 on Monday, October 15, 2012, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

In Exile: The History and Lore Surrounding New Orleans Gay Culture and Its Oldest Gay Bar tells the fascinating tale of how gay New Orleans culture grew in the twentieth century--of how homophobia led to the founding of the nation’s oldest gay bar, of the origins of gay Carnival Culture, and how Southern Decadence, one of the largest gay festivals in the world, began as an impromptu house party for a handful of bored college students. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program of the School of Liberal Arts and the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity of Tulane University, in coordination with Tulane Pride Week 2012.

Sponsored by: Gender & Sexuality Studies as well as Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity (OGSD)

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

Tickets: Not required

For more information contact Red Tremmel via email to rtremmel@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-314-2183

Additional information may be found at the event website at http://ogsdtulane.wordpress.com/






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