Pierre Guénin

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Guénin in 2012

Pierre Guénin (19 February 1927 – 1 March 2017) was a French journalist and gay rights activist. He was an early publisher of LGBT magazines in the late 1960s and the 1970s. He was the founder of LGBT movie awards in France. He was the founder of the Prix Pierre Guénin for LGBT activists. He was a journalist for Cinémonde.

Guénin was born in Étampes, France on 19 February 1927.[1]

Guénin founded Editions S.A.N., a publisher of LGBT magazines, in 1967. He was the founding editor of Eden and Olympe, whose writings were forbidden under President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing in 1978.

Guénin died on 1 March 2017 from complications from pneumonia in Paris at the age of 90.[2]

List of books[change | change source]

  • Guénin, Pierre (1961). Le jeu de la vérité. Paris: Terrain vague. OCLC 902281821.
  • Guénin, Pierre (1975). Le sexe a trois faces. Paris: S.A.N. OCLC 144695216.
  • Guénin, Pierre (1984). Le guide du futur. Paris: Le Cherche midi. ISBN 9782862740584. OCLC 14212796.
  • Guénin, Pierre (1990). La mort d'un ami : journal intime. Paris: Le Milieu du jour. ISBN 9782863662397. OCLC 463117001.
  • Guénin, Pierre (2006). La gay révolution: 1920-2006. Paris: Cosmo. ISBN 9782916028033. OCLC 863307505.

References[change | change source]

  1. Héraud, Xavier (March 1, 2017). "Décès de Pierre Guénin, figure de la presse gay française". Yagg. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
  2. Le Talec, Jean-Yves (2008). Folles de France : repenser l'homosexualité masculine. Paris: La Découverte. pp. 206–235. ISBN 9782707152572. OCLC 221864036 – via Cairn.info.