Decadence, as it is commonly known by participants, is marked by parades, bead tossing, street parties and dance parties. National media reporters noted the event. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. The festivities are non-stop. The Bourbon Street Extravaganza.
Perhaps as a reflection of the growth in advocacy for gay rights issues nationwide, this year's Southern Decadence festival, which begins Thursday, will include efforts to bring more social awareness to pressing issues in the gay community.
In there was a formal petition filed to have the event terminated, with video footage handed over to officials depicting dozens of men engaged in "public sex acts". Southern Decadence Frequently Asked Questions. Whatever is left over is given to charity.