Rip and Marsha Naquin-Delain were the first same-sex couple to register (in 1993) as domestic partners in New Orleans, and they were legally married in New York in 2013. Over the years, they raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for a wide range of local LGBT-related charitable causes. They published Ambush Magazine, New Orleans’ premier…

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Jason moved to New Orleans from his hometown of Pineville, Louisiana in 1998 to attend Loyola University New Orleans. After graduating from Loyola, Jason lived and worked in Fairfield County, Connecticut where he volunteered with the non profit, Love Makes A Family. This LGBTQ advocacy organization championed the passage of the first state legislated marriage…

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