Paris has a large & thriving LGBT scene, but most American travelers don't know about it. "LGBT Paris" is your answer. We cover it ALL!
This is the guidebook the gay (LGBT) community deserves, but no publishing house has developed!
There are hundreds of travel guide to Paris, but none mention the city's incredibly rich lesbian and gay culture. I'm specifically reaching out to gay and lesbian visitors to Gay Par-ee, those same-sex-loving travelers who want to learn a little bit more about the role of LGBT men and women in Paris’s incredible history or spend time mixing and mingling with the city’s large, diverse and incredibly welcoming gay community, be it for just a few hours or for your entire Parisian stay. No other city in Europe—and possibly in the entire world—has as large and active a gay community that is supported by as many LGBT-owned or LGBT-friendly businesses as does Paris. There are more than two dozen (yup, two dozen!) gay bars in the city; 25 gay cafes and restaurants, and another dozen-plus that advertise as being gay-friendly; countless gay shops and boutiques; and more than 100 LGBT organizations, including social and cultural groups, athletic leagues, health and support associations and sexual/fetish organizations. And did you know that there are numerous gay and lesbian connections to some of the city’s most popular sightseeing destinations, like Place des Vosges, Pere Lachaise Cemetery and the literary Left Bank? Or that there were (at least) two French kings who preferred the company of men? Of course you didn't, because other Paris travel guides never mention such things. I do! So, if you're a gay person heading to the City of Light and you want some tips on where to learn about YOUR culture and mingle with YOUR people, this guide is a must-have. You won't find the info offered in this guidebook anywhere else!The LGBT Paris guide will include the following chapters:
1) History of Gay Paris
2) Must-See Gay Sights
3) Sightseeing in the Way-Gay Marais
4) Erotic Art
5) Lesbian Paris
6) Bars, Clubs, Dance Parties and Drag Shows
8) Sex Shops, Cruising Bars, Bathhouses and Sex Clubs
11) LGBT Events and Organizations
I won't just be scratching the surface of Gay Par-ee, I'll be presenting information on EVERY LGBT and LGBT-friendly venue in the city.
Ideally, this is the first in a series of gay and lesbian guidebooks to destinations around the globe. But we've first got to show the publishing world that we NEED this book, we WANT this book, and we're willing to SUPPORT it's publication.
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on October 15, 2012.
Aug 31, 2012 - Oct 15, 2012 (45 days)
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