Edna Lanieri

Longue Vue Hosts Inaugural Family Equality Day Celebrating the LGBT Parenting and Family Community

Longue Vue House and Gardens is excited to announce its first Family Equality Day celebrating the LGBT parenting and family community in New Orleans. Held in partnership with New Orleans Pride, Communify, Forum for Equality and Higher Power NOLA, guests are encouraged to bring a picnic basket, blanket and have lunch in the gardens at Longue Vue.

On-site activities include a bounce house, crafting and insect discovery for children, while adults can mingle with other parents, learn about educational offerings at Longue Vue and speak with representatives from organizations providing resources to the LGBT community.

Complimentary snowballs will be provided. Free with online RSVP at

The event will be held on Sunday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact Edna Lanieri at 504.293.4724 or visit Longue Vue online at

About Longue Vue House and Gardens
Founded by philanthropists Edith and Edgar Stern, Longue Vue is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens that include an interactive Discovery Garden for children. This National Historic Landmark serves as one of New Orleans' premier education and cultural resources. Longue Vue is open seven days a week to the public for tours of the home and gardens, special events and programs. Visit for more information.