Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community in Paris

Information for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Paris and Ile-de-France, including details of local LGBT associations and community events...

Paris is well known for its gay-friendly atmosphere and nightlife. It is home to an annual gay pride festival and various other LGBT events and groups.

Gay Events

Paris is host to several annual LGBT events:

LGBT Associations

  • Centre Gai et Lesbienne
    CGL Paris, 3 rue Keller, BP 255, 75524 Paris Cedex 11
    Tel: 01 43 57 21 47 
    The website contains many links to LGBT organisations (French), while the centre runs a Youth Group (for 16 to 22 year-olds) and a free library, various social and sporting activities, as well as providing support relating to health, psychological, social and legal matters.
    Open Monday to Saturday 16:00 to 20:00
  • Contact, Paris Ile-de-France (in French)
    Paris Île-de-France, 84 rue Saint-Martin, 75004 Paris
    A group providing support to parents, families and friends of gay men and lesbians
    Tel: 01 44 54 04 70
  • Caélif: Île-de-France Student Associations (Collectif des Associations Etudiantes LGBT d’Île de France) (in French)