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Sydney Mardi Gras Parade returns to Oxford Street for WorldPride

Sydney Mardi Gras Parade returns to Oxford Street for WorldPride

The world-renowned Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade is finally returning to to Oxford Street in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the first Mardi Gras march. This iconic event unites individuals and groups across the LGBTQIA+ communities to showcase their Pride and advocate for intersectional equality. This year the parade will be the […]

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Sydney Mardi Gras denounce scalping as WorldPride tickets sell out

Sydney Mardi Gras denounce scalping as WorldPride tickets sell out

As Sydney gears up to host WorldPride in 2023, tickets for many major events were snapped up within seconds of general sales opening today. Hopeful partygoers have raised concerns on social media that tickets may have been bought up by resellers and scalpers, with many events selling out as soon as they were available to […]

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Sydney Mardi Gras release strategic plan for next three years

Sydney Mardi Gras release strategic plan for next three years

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) have released their strategic plan for 2022 – 2025, outlining the group’s purpose and vision for the future. The strategy was developed to bring focus to SGLMG and its LGBTQIA+ communities and outlines a plan that sets out goals for the organisation to continue to evolve and grow, […]

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1,000-strong flag formation celebrates Sydney Mardi Gras & WorldPride

1,000-strong flag formation celebrates Sydney Mardi Gras & WorldPride

A gathering of almost 1,000 Sydney folks have come together to form a human version of the Pride Progress flag on the steps of Sydney Opera House. The striking sight is celebrating 44 years of Sydney Mardi Gras and the upcoming advent of Sydney WorldPride – teasing just some of the fabulous program revelers can […]

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Mardi Gras and JOY94.9 release new podcast ‘Queer Thinking’

Mardi Gras and JOY94.9 release new podcast ‘Queer Thinking’

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras have teamed up with JOY94.9 for a new Australian LGBTQIA+ podcast. Hosted by JOY presenter Triana Butler, Queer Thinking dives into queer identity and explores LGBTQIA+ community connection, creativity and uniqueness. From the heartfelt to the hilarious and heart wrenching, no topic is off-limits as a dynamic assortment of LGBTQIA+ […]

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44th Sydney Mardi Gras parade lights up the Sydney Cricket Ground

The Sydney Cricket Ground was awash in a vibrant display of pride and self-expression last night (Saturday 5 March) as the iconic Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade united LGBTQIA+ communities from all over Australia. A stadium crowd of 40,000 spectators cheered on as 5,800 marchers, from over 160 parade entries, marched onto the […]

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Join in the 44th Sydney Mardi Gras parade on ABC this weekend

Join in the 44th Sydney Mardi Gras parade on ABC this weekend

Sydney Mardi Gras is about to kick into full swing, with the program’s main events lighting up Sydney this weekend. The 44th annual (sold-out) parade will be bringing LGBTQIA+ communities together to fly their flags at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), led by 78ers, First Nations communities and Dykes on Bikes. The parade will also […]

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Hannah Gadsby, Sydney Mardi Gras & more win at AACTA awards

Hannah Gadsby, Sydney Mardi Gras & more win at AACTA awards

The best and brightest in Australian film & TV talent have been honoured at this week’s Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts (AACTA) awards. The Newsreader led the pack for television awards with five AACTAs, including acting wins for Anna Torv and William McInnes, while the controversial Nitram took out the major categories for film, including Best […]

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The broadcast of Sydney Mardi Gras is moving to the ABC

The broadcast of Sydney Mardi Gras is moving to the ABC

The broadcast of Mardi Gras is moving from SBS to a new home at the ABC. SBS has been the event’s broadcast partner since 2014 but in 2022 it’s going to have a new home at the National Broadcaster under a three year deal. The ABC will also be the broadcaster for World Pride when […]

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Around Australia street art murals are celebrating Mardi Gras

Around Australia street art murals are celebrating Mardi Gras

Five street art installations have appeared across Australia ahead of this weekend’s Mardi Gras celebrations including a new mural of Perth’s own Troye Sivan. The street art murals are popping up in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth and Melbourne, and highlight each city’s local ‘Rising Heroes’ from the queer community on Instagram. Instagram has partnered with […]

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