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The Liberace of Lucha Libre: An Evening with Cassandro

Uptown Campus


Freeman Auditorium

On February 20th, 7pm, in the Freeman Auditorium, Cassandro will speak about his personal story of growing up and training as a lucha libre in México. He became one of the first openly gay exóticos (a wrestler who dresses in a flamboyant style), and later he had the honor of being the first exótico to win a championship title.
He will speak about how he negotiated his gay identity and overcame adversity in the world of professional Mexican wrestling. He will also share his experiences outside of wrestling, as an LGBTQ activist, circuit speaker, and most recently as the subject of a...


Open to:
Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact: New Orleans Center for the Gulf South via email to or by phone at 504-314-2889
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