Forty years ago, dozens of people were trapped inside a New Orleans gay bar as it burned down. Now a new book, two films, an art installation, and a musical revisit the tragedy.
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September 07 2013 5:00 AM ET
Two gay lawyers have opened the first private law firm in Louisiana to focus its services on LGBT clients.