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August 12, 2020

"Reclaiming the Fire: The Historic Up Stairs Lounge Tragedy and the Redeeming Power of Memory."

Yesterday on Facebook Live, Louisiana Library Association president, Sonnet Ireland, interviewed Robert W. Fieseler, who is the author of Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the...

The LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana condemns the racist murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Rayshard Brooks, Tommie McGlauthen Jr., and far too many others across this nation. We must stand with our Black community and use our platform to enact...

March 3, 2020

  • Celebration & Change in LGBT+ New Orleans—March 10—Join us for a discussion of LGBT+ celebrations and their part in shaping experiences, activism, and visibility in New Orleans. Today, city hall flies the Pride flag, but the LGBT+ community was not always officiall...

January 17, 2020

Open House!

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 6-8pm

LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana Headquarters

636 Saint Ann St., New Orleans, LA

Stop by the Archives Project headquarters in the French Quarter for some complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres, and learn how we're working to...

September 24, 2019

Photos from the LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana's 5th Annual Oracle Gala - Saturday, September 14, 2019, 7-10PM at the New Orleans Jazz Market.

August 13, 2019


Saturday, September 14, 7-10PM
At the New Orleans Jazz Market
1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70113

The 2019 Oracle Gala promises to be a truly historic event. There will be an open bar, hors d’oevres, a DJ, and much more!
The Or...

May 25, 2019

On June 12 (7-9PM), the Archives Project will hold its annual Membership Meeting and Board Elections at the Hotel Peter & Paul (2317 Burgundy St.). This year's keynote speaker will be Wayne Phillips, Curator of the Carnival Collection at the Louisiana State Museum. Phi...

October 18, 2018

Hidden Treasures: Gay Carnival Edition
Wednesday, November 14th | 6 p.m. & 7 p.m. Showings
1000 Chartres Street | LSM Collections Facility
Tickets: $20 Members, $25 General Admission
Purchase Tickets: or by calling 504-523-3939

On Wednesday Nove...

July 4, 2018

To view the June 27, 2018 panel discussion on the Up Stairs Lounge Arson, CLICK HERE.  

Participants in this historic panel discussion include Royd Anderson, director of the documentary The UpStairs Lounge Fire (2013); Clayton Delery, award-winning author of The Up...

July 4, 2018

"Prejudice and Pride" recounts the Up Stairs Lounge fire and the aftermath that swept through New Orleans via new interviews with survivors, first responders, activists, journalists and family members of the dead. "The ABC News investigative team uncovers yet another t...

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