REPORTS PUBLISHED IN PREVIOUS TRANNY GUIDES
by Eva Fruitee
was one of the capitals of the transgender in the sixties
with the cabaret " Le Carrousel de Paris
" and with artists like Coccinelle, Laurence Crysler and
Lola Chanel. At days end this small world met at "Ange
Bleu" to take a drink in the bar of famous Aldo.
Yet for some time since
these days, this world seemed sleepy, until now. Now the
French transgenders wakes up, stepping out of their comfortable
apartments to discover more and more places and transgender
events in Paris.
Gay Pride of Paris, every year, we are
represented more and applauded more. People in France
begin to be more open to us.
What is happening in France,
is that places and events for transgenders are not locked
into a ghetto, they are open to other communities. This
mixture of genre creates a big synergy in the days and
the nights of Paris.
many, Paris is also the city of the sex, and the first-rate
expression "Ménages à trois" is understood and used in
many countries. " Le Château " runs 'Exchanger
Club', an alternative club in a fabulous and luxurious
Two years ago " Le
Château " started a special transgender
nights every Wednesday. These nights have very fast become
the main event of Paris. The reception of the Château
is exceptional, you will be able to have dinner, drink,
dance, discuss and (in fitted out alcôves), make love.
Some will do this with two or more, boys, girls and transgenders.
Though you have no obligation to participate, you can
only look if you want.
Château 103, rue
Marcadet - 75018 - Paris tél.: 01 42 58 13 01
being for a long time a city for the artists, has now
an art gallery which exposes the transgender artists.
This gallery is 'Lulu Lyon' in the which
opened its doors at the beginning of 2001 in the district
of the Bastille. It has became well known for the quality
of its exhibitions. We have other projects in Rome, amsterdam,
Barcelona and Brussels. We have a no profit organisation
to promote transgender artists.
Check out www.tg-guide.com/transgenre-art
Galerie Lulu Lyon 16,
Rue Keller - 75011 Paris All days of 14 hours at midnight
to visit on meeting only. Tél.: - 33(0)660931455 www.lulu-lyon.com
Paris it is also famous
for fashion, boutiques. Though until recently services
specialised for transgenders was missing. Near the district
of the Bastille, a new boutique A
la Marquise now specialises in clothes
and accessories for transgenders. Reception is excellent,
you will feel at ease to purchase, prices are very good
compared with the other main stream lingerie boutiques.
A La Marquise 72,
rue Amelot - 75011 Paris. Metro St Sébastien Froissart
- tel : 01 55 28 33 57 open Monday to Sunday 12h till
In the district of the
place Clichy, where Henri Miller spent quiet days. There
is a called street " La rue
des Dames " (The street of the Ladies).
It is the street where there is in Paris the biggest concentration
of transsexuals, she males and transvestites. Especially
the sex workers from South America and North Africa who
live in local cheap hotels.
is also in this street a boutique, Angel
who specialises in the preparation of spectacular clothes
made to measure for transgenders.
Angel Paris 20, rue des Dames - 75017 Tél. 01 43 87
Miss Pauline was a female
impersonator for 17 years at ‘Michou’
and has long been a consultant for television companies
about the male to female transformation. She now offers
her talents and knowledge to transgenders. She has the
talent to transform and to feminize a small naughty duck
into a beautiful princess.
Pauline - www.misspauline.com
Here are some addresses
for you to visit to find out more about what is happening
now in Paris. Try these web sites France
Guide - www.tg-guide.com/france Guide to France
in both French English and Spanish
Fruitee - www.fruityeva.com www.tiaweb.com/eva