Meet Cassandro, the gay Mexican wrestler marching with krewedelusion

As Gambit reported this week, the 2019 Ruler of the parade krewedelusion — one lowercase word, partially italicized — is iconic black New Orleans culture-bearer Lois Andrews Nelson, to honor her work preserving the Treme traditions krewedelusion draws from in part, and with which it aligns.

But Ms. Lois won’t be the only royalty in delusion. The legendary Mexican professional wrestler and breakthrough gay athlete Cassandro is going to be riding in krewedelusion in a special role, the parade’s protector, with the Krewe de Mayahuel and founding krewedelusioninner krewe Amigos de los Amigos as his honor guard.

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