LGBT History of St. Petersburg
Exclusive excursion on LGBT-history of Petersburg. For 2.5 hours of walking you will learn about how gay and lesbian ruined Rasputin, what is "Total Eclipse" in Russian, where the Russian Conchita Wurst lived, visit the Chamber of Secrets of the Gostiny Dvor and etc. You will learn the history of the persecution of LGBT people in Russia, the history of the LGBT movement and what it has given to the world. We will talk about the lives of Peter Tchaikovsky, Catherine the Great, Sergei Diaghilev, Rudolva Nureyev and many others. The route of the walk passes through the most ceremonial streets of St. Petersburg, which hide many stories.
My name is Peter Voskresenskii. I'm a doctor and an activist. In 2008 I became one of the co-founders of the LGBT organization "Coming out". Now I am an independent activist.
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