Tenley. Age: 24.
Every year, tourists swarming the Crescent City for Mardi Gras know to expect a raucous party, over-the-top costumes, and a whooole bunch of beads. Mardi Gras was the one day out of the year when cross-dressing in public was tolerated by police. Still, tensions with law officials ran high. The first gay krewe, Yuga, was formed in ; four years later, police raided the Yuga ball, arresting 96 krewe members for lewd conduct and disturbing the peace.
Maddison. Age: 31.
Where are the lesbians on mardi gras ?? - New Orleans Forum
Royal Tours is the first tour company to offer a guided walking tour detailing the Gay and Lesbian experience in New Orleans and the French Quarter. While the LGBT community has enjoyed a very accepting and tolerant attitude in the French Quarter for decades, this was not always true. Since the city's founding and into the s, the LGBT community often faced social ostricisation and politcal oppression.
Roselyn. Age: 29.
Lesbian bar new orleans french quarter
What can I say? This city has a magical pull. How can I explain how insanely queer this city is?
Sign up for your monthly guide of all things lesbian, gay, trans, bi, and queer happening in NOLA. New Orleans is one of the queerest cities in the world. The city is also home to some great bar hangouts for queer women. Although there are no specific lesbian bars, here are some of our favorite places.