Frank Perez serves as president of the LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana. He is a columnist for Ambush Magazine and French Quarter Journal and has authored several books on New Orleans queer history. As a licensed tour guide, Perez developed “The Rainbow Fleur de Lis,” a walking tour of the French Quarter focusing on LGBT+ history which has earned national and local critical praise. Perez teaches part-time at Loyola University. He, his partner, and their dog live in the French Quarter.