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Magda, Joel , Urzila and Patrick will host the Mardi Gras broadcast

Magda, Joel , Urzila and Patrick will host the Mardi Gras broadcast

If you can’t make it to Sydney for this year epic 40th anniversary Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, SBS have got you covered. They’ve just announced that Patrick Abboud, Joel Creasey, Magda Szubanski and Urzila Carlson will host their broadcast of the parade. The combination of three top comedians, Carlson, Szubanski and Creasey alongside The Feed’s Patrick […]

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Photographer Richard Hedger captures Mardi Gras memories

Photographer Richard Hedger captures Mardi Gras memories

A new book from photographer Richard Hedger celebrates 40 years of gay liberation in Australia by capturing some of the LGBTI communities most intriguing and colourful members. As the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras marks it’s 40th year, Hedger set about photographing 40 queer folk to capture their stories of floats, fun, fantasy and […]

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Artist William Yang brings his stories to Perth Writers Festival

Artist William Yang brings his stories to Perth Writers Festival

Chinese-Australian artist William Yang is a master storyteller. A photographer, filmmaker, performer and writer, Yang has documented and observed Australia’s LGBTI+ community from Sydney over decades. Known for his intimate perspective and unique style, Yang will be heading to Perth as part of this year’s Perth Festival for a special discussion about his work, sexuality, […]

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Bring it to the Sissy Ball this Mardi Gras

Bring it to the Sissy Ball this Mardi Gras

This February the emerging houses of the Asia-Pacific region will serve it up at Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras with a vogue competition for the gods. Slé, Fafswag, Coven & House of Envy will battle it out on the runway for Sissy Ball; with live music, light installations and a jaw-dropping dance floor curated […]

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Revisit the beginnings of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with ‘Riot’

Revisit the beginnings of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with ‘Riot’

The highly anticipated Australian telemovie Riot will screen on ABC and ABC iview next month. Starring an outstanding line up of Australian talent, headlined by Damon Herriman, Kate Box, Xavier Samuel and Jessica de Gouw, Riot shines a spotlight on Australia’s 1970s Gay Rights Movement and the passionate individuals who were unwavering in their fight for decriminalisation, recognition and […]

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It’s official! Cher will headline the 40th Mardi Gras party

It’s official! Cher will headline the 40th Mardi Gras party

It’s official and you better Believe it. Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras have confirmed that pop superstar, LGBTQI icon and prolific tweeter, Cher, will headline the Official 2018 Mardi Gras Party on Saturday 3 March, 2018. Announcing the news that they’ve signed the superstar singer to perform at their huge 40th birthday celebrations. Mardi […]

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Mardi Gras defends limited number of party tickets given to 78ers

Mardi Gras defends limited number of party tickets given to 78ers

The Mardi Gras party is always one of the biggest shindigs of the year. In 2018 as the community marks the 40th anniversary of the protest march that founded the event, and the achievement of marriage equality, the celebrations are likely to measure on the Richter scale. The organisers of the event are facing criticism […]

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Fire up the rumour mill: Is Cher coming to Mardi Gras 2018?

Fire up the rumour mill: Is Cher coming to Mardi Gras 2018?

In 2018, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will celebrate 40 years of LGBTI Pride here in Australia and it’s sure to be the biggest we’ve ever seen. Rumours that Cher will be the headline performer at the iconic after party are reaching fever pitch with the Sydney Morning Herald reporting sourcing saying contracts […]

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frag/men/t: Artist Dan Gladden explores the queer posthuman form

frag/men/t: Artist Dan Gladden explores the queer posthuman form

Spectrum Project Space will host an exhibition by artist Dan Gladden this September, featuring works that explore the idea of the ‘posthuman’ from a romanticised and imagined queer perspective. Gladden’s work primarily focuses on body image and masculine beauty, exploring merging, diving and mirrored forms from the idea of a ‘gay clone’ – the idealised, […]

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Dannii Minogue will premiere new single at Central Station party

Dannii Minogue will premiere new single at Central Station party

Fans of singer Dannii Minogue will get their first taste of the singers new music when she premieres her new single at a Sydney party to celebrate dance music label Central Station on 11 August. The founders of record label and store Central Station recently released a book documenting the brand’s 40 year history, and […]

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