With: Eugenia Romanelli, journalist and author + Eva Tomei, photographer.

Have you ever been intimately accompanied around a city by an author or a journalist? Have you ever been the artistic subject for a professional photographer? The experience we are proposing is not a guided tour, but an immersion in the emotions the city can provide through the special oratory of a professional story-teller, captured for eternity in the portraits of a photographic master. The area around the Colosseum and the neighboring Colle Oppio park is not only a memory of classical Roman times. In fact, since the 1960s, and in particular Via di San Giovanni in Laterano, the area has been a meeting place and pick-up point for male homosexuals. Our visitors will be accompanied while walking around this neighborhood and will have a coffee at the “Coming out”, founded by three lesbian girls, which soon became a meeting point for the entire gay, lesbian, queer and transgender Roman community. Here, in the street today known as “Gay street”, surrounded by hotels, pubs, bars, gay-friendly restaurants, Eugenia Romanelli, author of the biography of Vladimir Luxuria, the first transgender member of parliament elected in Europe, will describe the history of the Roman LGBT community and will flag cult sites on the city map, more or less well-known, where an unconventional atmosphere, free from stereotypes and bigotry about sexual orientation and gender identities, can be enjoyed.

Length: 1 hour

Cost: 350 euros per couple (including coffee break + digital photo book composed of 10 portraits and images of the tour)