Nun of the Above
Sister Cathi Ter, 5 July, 1953 - 13 March, 2017
Sr Cathi was a well-known figure in the New Orleans LGBTQ+ community. As an entertainer, she performed as Cathy Fox and was a member of FourPlay with Elizabeth Bouvier, Lauren Brown, and Tami Tarmac. In his non-sister persona as Kevin, he was co-founder and Director of New Orleans Pride, and served as Pride Grand Marshall in 2010. As a member of the Lords of Leather, he represented the Krewe as Miss Louisiana Leatherette in 2010. In 2012, Sr Cathi was a founding member of the Big Easy Sisters, Parish of the Muddy Waters, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, where she served as the second Abbess until shortly before her death. Sr Cathi worked tirelessly for the community on issues she felt were important: increased awareness of HIV/AIDS and safe sex; the growth and sustainability of the Pride organization; and, the preservation of gay history through mentoring.