The 32nd Southern Decadence Blowout
Wednesday-Monday, August 27-September 1, 2003


Rusty LaRoux
SDGM XXXI-Rusty LaRoux

Rusty LaRoux
Carnaval Decadence
"It's Gay Mardi Gras with a little Rio Latin flair." --Rusty LaRoux
Vibrant Colors of the Rainbow
La Vida est Un carnaval
by the late Queen of Salsa ~ Celia Cruz

Southern Decadence Grand Marshal [SDGM] XXX, "Irish" Mike Sheehan chose his successor, SDGM XXXI - Rusty LaRoux, at the Official Southern Decadence Coronation 2003 on Sat., July 19. The new grand marshal will lead the 32nd Official Southern Decadence celebration with her chosen theme: Carnaval Decadence, colors: vibrant colors of the rainbow and song: La Vida est Un carnaval by the late Queen of Salsa~Celia Cruz. Revelers will now scramble to get their costumes ready for the 2003 extravaganza.

Be sure and join New Orleans Labor Day Weekend saluting SDGM XXXI, the Year 2003 Southern Decadence Grand Marshal!

2003 Highlights

  • Decadence Breaks Records Despite Minimal Religious Protests;
    121,000 Participants,
    $96 Million Economic Impact
  • Celebrazzi (Celebrations/Paparazzi)
    Southern Decadence Highlights
  • Snap Paparazzi
    Official Southern Decadence Parade/Bead Toss
  • Politics and Us
  • Ambush Paparazzi
    Home of Women's Decadence (Kims 940)/D-Dance Circuit Party/Oz/Club 735/Street~Southern Decadence Action
  • The Reverend, The Results and The Rainbow
  • Big Easy Paparazzi
    Miss Queen Fashions Pageant-Oz/SD Drag Show-Golden Lantern/GM's Show-Body & Soul/Strip Pool Championship-Le Roundup/ Extremely Happy Happy Hour-Royal Cafe/Club Action-Club 735, Corner Pocket, Ninth Circle, 7th Circle, Double Play, Chet's
  • The Storm Blew In & The Storm Blew Out, and Southern Decadence Was A Great Success
  • Southern Decadence Paparazzi
    Bear Decadence/Leather Decadence/SD Survivors Bar Run/Krewe & Club Action- Corner Pocket, Country Club, Cowpokes, Double Play, Ninth Circle, Oz, Phoenix, Society Page, Starlight By The Park
  • Tim Lott Earns the Big One
  • Redstick Paparazzi
    Lords of Leather's Mr. Louisiana Leather Contest
  • Bayou Bears
    Survive The Storms
  • E-mail
    Southern Decadence Cheers & Jeers
  • Over 100,000 Revelers Expected for SD XXXII
    SD Parade & D-Dance Sun., Aug. 31st
    Harrah's New Orleans Casino Promotes SD XXXII
    No Public Sex or Urination Allowed
    Drink, Dine, Shop; Get A Hair Cut or Workout for SD
  • Mayor Welcomes Southern Decadence XXXII
  • Southern Decadence Parade Route/Street Closures
  • DJ Tony Moran Headlines D-Dance Circuit Party
  • Magnolia Cotillion XXIX Honors SDGM XXXI Rusty LaRoux
    Oz SDGM Reception
    Tits & Ass Variety Show
    SDGM Luncheon
  • Magnolia Cotillion XXIX Paparazzi
  • Having Fun
  • Grand Marshal XXXI Follows the Yellow Brick Road
    & Why We're All Over the Rainbow!
  • Southern Decadence Is Finally Here
  • SDGM Luncheon/Bar Run Paparazzi
  • SDGM Receptions/Parties/Shows/Club Action Paparazzi
  • Madame Grand Marshal Sets Ambitious Public Appearances Schedule
    Volunteers Needed for Southern Decadence Security Team
  • Celebrazzi Shows/Fund-Raisers
  • Official Southern Decadence Press Party
    Metairie Bar Run Paparazzi
  • It's "Official" - Rusty LaRoux Will Lead the
    32nd Official Southern Decadence Celebration;
    Over 110,000 Expected
  • Official Southern Decadence
    Coronation Week Paparazzi
  • "Irish" Mike & Bianca Del Rio to Emcee Coronation July 19;
    Harrah’s Returns Once Again as Official Southern Decadence Casino;
    SouthernDecadence.COM & Ambush Launches 2003 NO Public Sex Campaign
  • SDGM "Irish"Mike Will Name New Grand Marshal July 19

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