The Trump administration has already begun chipping away at LGBTQ rights with last week’s executive order rescinding protections for trans youth, but at least one American city is taking a stand against it.
New Orleans Tourism is pushing back in a way only New Orleans can: by throwing a parade! Hundreds of people gathered on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter during Mardi Gras for a “reverse parade” to show that New Orleans is a city that welcomes everyone and where ya’ll truly does mean all.
But the video, which features people of all ages, races, genders, and orientations, is more than just another travel commercial. It offers us a much-needed reminder that, despite the current political climate in America, we’re never going back. The advancements made in LGBTQ rights under the Obama administration are here to stay and we’re committed to making sure of that.