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Pride LGBTQ+ Virtual History Walking Tour of Greenwich Village

26jun9:00 am10:30 amPride LGBTQ+ Virtual History Walking Tour of Greenwich Village9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Details

  • Gay Desert Guide's Fun & Games Dept. and TheMenEvent present Pride LGBTQ+ Virtual History Walking Tour of Greenwich Village
  • Celebrate Pride weekend on a tour of the world's first gayborhood, where the Stonewall uprising began and the idea of Pride was born.
  • Can't make the live event? Buy a ticket for the recording and watch the event in your own time! See FAQs below for more info.
  • On this tour, we explore the heart of the Village, where the gay liberation movement took off, with the Stonewall riots in 1969 and the first Gay Pride parade a year later.
  • But the Village’s gay history goes back a century before that, to the time of Walt Whitman. Since that time, like Paris’ Left Bank, the Village has been the center of all of the city’s many countercultures and artistic movements, from the creators of Off Broadway to the Beats and the Factory—and of course the gay liberation movement. During this tour, we see the places where Villagers have lived and loved, including the sites of the drag shows and gay bars which have dotted the Village for 150 years—and of course the Stonewall Inn, where our tour starts and ends.
  • The list of LGBT greats we discover reads like a history of American culture, from Herman Melville to Eleanor Roosevelt to James Baldwin to Harvey Fierstein.
  • 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.
  • FAQs
  • When will the Zoom invite come?
    • The Zoom invite will be in the CONFIRMATION EMAIL from your order—IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE IT IN YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL PLEASE MESSAGE US IMMEDIATELY. Subsequent to this, the Zoom invite will be sent to your email address at 48hrs, 2hrs, and 10mins before the event. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM AND SOCIAL FOLDERS IF YOU DO NOT SEE THE ZOOM INVITE IN YOUR INBOX. What time zone is the event scheduled in?
  • The event is scheduled for 2pm EST (i.e. New York time). You can watch it in any time zone but please adjust to the time zone you are in.
  • Will the event be recorded and available to view later?
    • Yes the event will be recorded and you can buy a ticket for the recording above. If you buy a ticket for the recording you will be emailed automatically after the event with a link to the recording, available to view for 1 week after receiving the link. If you bought a ticket for the live event but couldn't make it please email us and we will send you the link to the recording


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