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, 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

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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