The city known as 'gay Paree' lives up to its name. Paris is so open that there's less of a defined 'scene' here than in other cities where it's more underground. The city itself is very open — same-sex couples commonly display affection in public and checking into a hotel room is unlikely to raise eyebrows.
Me and my partner will be spending New Year's in Paris. I have never been there We are gay, young 30's 40'sand dare I say pretty fab, ha!
Gay Pride is held in Paris every June. The American author Edmund White was so enamored by Paris that he spent 16 years living there, later drawing from his experiences as a gay man away from home in his lighthearted "Our Paris, Sketches From Memory," and in the broad brush strokes of "The Flaneur," a collection of vignettes about Paris as seen through the eyes of a loiterer. Modern day gay visitors to the City of Lights would be well served by reading White's erratic wanderings through the city.
But the temperature goes up quickly at night Upstairs, the bar and a foosball table occupy those looking to chat or share a cigarette in the glassed-in smoking room. Head downstairs and the intimate cellar welcomes those looking to hit the dance floor with like-minded gentlemen. When the bars and restaurants start close, the party is far from over in the Marais.
It is also especially loved for its wonderful staff. On weekends, people of all ages, genders, and orientations dance the night away under its disco ball to all genres of music. Be sure to check out the website for information on regular theme nights.
Paris is a fantastic city to visit. You can easily entertain yourself here for numerous days. Paris is not only a good gay scene, but also by the variety of activities you can do.
By Courtney Traub. Is Paris a homophobic or queer-friendly city? Can same-sex and LGBT couples visiting the city of light feel comfortable holding hands or kissing in public, or is there reason to be cautious?
As ofParis had LGBT bars, clubs, hotels, restaurants, shops, and other commercial businesses. Florence Tamagne, author of "Paris: 'Resting on its Laurels'? Paris' reputation as a center for queer life dates back as far as the Middle Agesaccording to Michael D.
A historic city of arts and beauty, Paris is simply one of the most romantic destinations imaginable. We at the GayTravel. Paris, we stand with you through this tragedy and look forward to the day when the Notre Dame will be restored to her former glory!
Many places — mostly located in the Maraisbut dotted through the rest of the city too — offer LGBT customers a special welcome, as the rainbow symbol usually displayed at the entrance indicates. The cabaret Michou located on the Butte Montmartre is the most famous transformist cabaret of France where imitates bluffing, Gay friendly restaurants can also be found outside the Marais district!