Professor Andrew Lear is a world-renowned scholar. He’s an expert on same-sex love in the ancient world. He also studies the Renaissance, medieval Japan, and fin-de-siècle England. He teaches at Harvard, Columbia and NYU.
You can join him for a two-hour walking tour of the West Village. You’ll learn about New York’s gay history, stretching back to the 19th-century and the life of poet Walt Whitman. The West Village has been a hub of bohemia and counterculture ever since then. You’ll discover the life and times of the Beats, Harvey Firestein, the Stonewall Inn and more.
He also leads gay history tours of the Metropolitan Museum.
gay tours nycUpdated: 25-May-2022