Paris's Arab World Institute holds vogue dance party to celebrate LGBT community

It’s time to vogue! At the "Habibi, revolutions of love" exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris, a huge party celebrating LGBT culture across the Arab world brought joy to the French capital. What better way to pay homage to tolerance and love in the Arab world than an evening celebrating the revolutionary vogue dance (the origins of voguing can be found in the 1980s by the Black and Latinx queer communities) from NYC? Are we really free to love wherever we are in the world? Too often, the answer is "no". It is frequently even more difficult when you live in an Arab or Muslim country. FRANCE 24 went along to celebrate, but we also found out that the issue is as political as ever.


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