Coverage of the 1993 convention of PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays) in New Orleans. Scheduled the same weekend (Labor Day) as Southern Decadence, New Orleans' infamous LGBT Mardi Gras (which you can see at youtu.be/h3xtm_D6eT4), meant there was something for just about everyone, as well as some interesting juxtapositions. Featuring Sandra Pailet, president of New Orleans PFLAG; Larry Bagneris, Jr., Director of Community Affairs, New Orleans AIDS Task Force; mother and son Jane and Rob Daroff; Lou and Bruce Kriete from Clevelend, who had recently lost their son to AIDS; Carroll Lewitt, chair of Toronto PFLAG; Mitzi Henderson, PFLAG President; Sandra Moore, regional director from Ft. Worth, TX; Boris Oxman from Puerto Rico; and Rep. Gerry Studds of Massachusetts.
From Network Q Out Across America Episode 25 November 1993. Watch the rest of the episode at youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdga93I4JxjoG8hw7dZFVjon8igWBKTpw
Produced and directed by David Surber; associate producer Carol Morgan; New Orleans crew: Louis Rodriguez, Dan Burnett, Tim Arwood; senior editor Clark Morris; editors Greg Kiernan, Darryl Frank; graphics by Kelly Lujan; post production :30 Second St., Ltd.; administrative support Ched Kindley and Heidi Shewchuk.
Originally distributed via subscription on VHS tape; aired on public television in the US in 1995.
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