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Between the Tuileries and les Halles, you will discover 300 years of history of the homosexuals through the story of gays and lesbians, of their fight to gain rights, of their different ways to meet each other…
This walk revisits Paris’s major sites revealing the homosexual way of life from the 17th to the 1980’s. Why did homosexuals need to be careful while flirting during the 18th century ? What was the role of the Revolution in the decriminalization of homosexuality ? Where did Marguerite Yourcenar meet the woman of her life ? Who was the real brother of the Sun King (Louis XIV) ?
Following your guides in the Paris Gay Village, you will find the answers of these questions and will discover more aspects of this love which dared not speak its name, the sociabilities, fights or disappointments that homosexuals had to live with along the centuries.
This panoramical tour will reveal an invisible city rich, all the same, of a strong homosexual history.
Paris Gay Village is an organization that has been proposing for 15 years walking tours specially dedicated to the history of homosexuals and homosexuality in Paris.