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Stewart Butler Memorial and WWII Museum Talk

A Solemn Requiem Mass was held at St. Anna's Episcopal Church for Stewart Butler, co-founder of the LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana, on Friday, August 21, 2020 (what would have been Stewart's 90th birthday). You can view the service by clicking the image below or visiting

On September 9, the National World War II Museum hosted a conversation about the Up Stairs Lounge arson, whose victims included WWII veterans who served their nation. Robert Fieseler, in conversation with Dr. Ed Lengel, discussed the controversies in the aftermath of the fire, and the activism that followed and proved essential to the emergence of LGBT+ activism in New Orleans. You can view the discussion by clicking the image below or visiting

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