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Up Stairs Lounge Panel at HNOC

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 Stairs Lounge Arson: Thirty-Two Deaths in a New Orleans Gay Bar, June 24, 1973 (McFarland, 2014); Clancy DuBos, the journalist whose story “Blood, Moans: Charity Scene” ran on the front page of the Times-Picayune the morning after the fire; Robert W. Fieseler, author of Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation ( Liveright, forthcoming). The panel discussion will be moderated by Frank Perez, president of the LGBT+ Archives Project and co-author of the forthcoming book Southern Decadence in New Orleans (LSU Press). This free public program was presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection in collaboration with the LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana.

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