La Pride des Banlieues, the queer and popular walking route in Saint-Denis

By Graziella L. Photos by Manon C. Posted Jun 3, 2022 3:41 PM

The Pride des Banlieues takes place this June 4 at 2 p.m. from Place René Dumont, in Saint-Denis. This demonstration, in parallel with the Pride March, aims to demand the rights of LGBTQIA+ people in working-class neighborhoods.

The Suburban Pride stands this Saturday, June 4, 2022 on the occasion of Pride Monthwho put himself forward LGBTQIA+ people and their initiatives. Before the Pride March which will take place on June 25, the Pride des Banlieues is the largest militant demonstration Fr Seine-Saint-Denis which claims the rights for LGBT+ people from popular neighborhoods. The march will leave at 2 p.m. Place Rene Dumontbefore finishing its race Place Jean Jaurès a few hours later.

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus, the Pride des Banlieues takes to the streets to do hear the voice of the neighborhoods popular, and in particular concerning access to housing and emergency accommodation, car LGBTQI+ people are overrepresented among the homeless. “In the society to which we aspire as LGBTQI+ from working-class neighborhoods, respect for human dignity is the priority“, evoked the organization.

After the walk, no associative village as well as a after the party are planned across 93. Place Jean Jaurès in Saint-Denis, musical performances, speeches and entertainment will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pride Village. Before continuing the day at the Cité Fertile in Pantin, until 1:30 a.m., for a festive evening at free price for queer people from working-class neighborhoods and their allies, with a musical program by around ten artists.

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