The LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana is hosting and collaborating on several events in the month of June to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Upstairs Lounge Fire in New Orleans' French Quarter. It was the largest gay massacre in American History prior to the attack on Pulse Nightclub in 2016. Join us along with other New Orleans organizations as we remember the victims of the attack that took 32 lives and left dozens more injured.
The LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana will hold its Annual Membership Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, at the Marigny Opera House (725 St. Ferdinand Street).
The keynote speaker will be Robert Fieseler, author of . Tinderbox is the third book to be written about the fire and positions the narrative of the tragic arson within a national context.
In addition to Fieseler’s address, the Archives Project will hold Officer and Board of Directors elections. The annu