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Fairy Tale Castles LGBTQ Palace Tour of Europe

10jan11:00 am12:15 pmFairy Tale Castles LGBTQ Palace Tour of Europe11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Fairy Tale Castles LGBTQ Palace Tour of Europe

Event Details

  • Gay Desert Guide's Fun & Game Dept. and presentFairy Tale Castles LGBTQ Palace Tour of Europe
  • Come learn the LGBTQ stories behind some of Europe's most spectacular castles and palaces on this 75 minute Zoom with Professor Andrew Lear!
  • Castles and palaces are the stuff of dreams. We go to visit them whenever we go to a foreign country and gawk at their splendor. But though they are often rather queeny, we tend to assume that their histories are straight. NOT!!! In fact, lots of castles and palaces have LGBTQ stories! And this is the tour to find out about them on. Come learn about the secret stories behind the palaces of Roman Caesars, Renaissance papal nephews, Louis XIV’s brother, and more on this tour of the Fairy Tale Castles of Europe.
  • Speaker Bio
  • Andrew Lear is a retired professor of ancient Greek—and a world expert on same-sex love in ancient Greek culture and art. He is the founder of Oscar Wilde Tours, the world's first and only LGBTQ history and art tour company, and Shady Ladies Tours, the women's history and art tour company. He is also working with author/actor Stephen Fry to develop TV programming on LGBTQ history and culture.


(Sunday) 11:00 am - 12:15 pm


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