'Pride with a Cajun accent': Mamou gears up for 1st ever LGBTQ Pride parade
June is LGBTQ Pride month! And while Louisiana’s big cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge are gearing up for their annual Pride festivals, Mamou, a town of just over 3,000 out in Acadiana, will be hosting a pride parade of its own for the very first time.
Louisiana Considered managing producer Alana Schreiber spoke with Valerie Cahill, owner of Mamou’s Hotel Cazan and the organizer behind the parade, to learn how this long-awaited event is coming together.
But first, as Louisiana and the country prepare for a potential overturning of Roe v. Wade, everything we think about reproductive rights could change. We hear Click Here podcast host Dina Temple-Raston report on how a 2017 Mississippi case could provide a window into that post-Roe future.
Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Patrick Madden. Our managing producer is Alana Schreiber and our digital editor is Katelyn Umholtz. Our engineers are Garrett Pittman, Aubry Procell, and Thomas Walsh.
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