Gay and lesbian rights movement
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, invitations, photographs, and other materials relating to Robert "Rip" Naquin, his spouse Marsha Naquin-Delain, their role as co-owners of the Ambush magazine (a New Orleans-based newspaper serving the Louisiana and Gulf Coast LGBTQ community) and their service as social leaders and community activists.
The papers of Blanchard "Skip" Ward, a resident of Alexandria, Louisiana who was one of the pioneering members of LGBTQ activism in Louisiana. He focused the majority of his efforts on the rural and religious members of the queer community. His efforts are linked to nearly every queer activist group in Louisiana and many others nationwide.