SEXUAL DIVERSITY AND GENDER IDENTITY
In 19th-century France, sexual repression and a dual morality characterized public life. The Parisian cafés and night clubs, like the one depicted in Le Moulin de la Galette, painted by Pablo Picasso in 1900, were the exception where promiscuity and sexual experimentation with partners of the same sex were permitted. Avantgarde artists were drawn to the famous dance hall and its gaudy glamour around this time, and the young Picasso captured the energy of the crowd in his nocturnal scene. Many support sexual diversity today, and the LGBTQIA+ movement promotes the rights of homosexual, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals. Can you think of cities around the world that have Pride celebrations?
San Francisco Pride, 2017
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