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Kylie Minogue revealed as headline act for Sydney WorldPride

Kylie Minogue revealed as headline act for Sydney WorldPride

Pop royalty Kylie Minogue AO OBE is confirmed to headline Live and Proud: Sydney WorldPride Opening Concert at The Domain on Friday 24 February 2023. In her only Sydney WorldPride performance, Kylie’s set is being created especially for the evening, celebrating the first time WorldPride has been hosted in the Southern Hemisphere and 45 years […]

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The Amsterdam Dress arrives in Sydney ahead of World Pride

The Amsterdam Dress arrives in Sydney ahead of World Pride

The Amsterdam Dress, a monumental artwork that highlights countries where gay people still face imprisonment, torture and death has made its way to Australia for the first time. Created in The Netherlands by artists Mattijs van Bergen, Arnout van Krimpen, Jochem Kaan and Oeri van Woezik, the dress is made from the national flags of the […]

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WorldPride announces first speakers for human rights conference

WorldPride announces first speakers for human rights conference

Sydney WorldPride have announced the first ten speakers who will be appearing at their Human Rights Conference, while also addressing concerns about challenges to accessing the expensive event. The first 10 panellists and presenters at the Human Rights Conference have been confirmed, with human rights advocates, academics and LGBTQIA+ leaders from across the globe coming […]

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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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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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LGBTQIA+ sporting clubs dive into Sydney WorldPride 2023

LGBTQIA+ sporting clubs dive into Sydney WorldPride 2023

Football, hockey, basketball, roller derby, kickball, water polo, ten-pin bowling, squash, swimming, boxing, running, wrestling and more – a variety of LGBTQIA+ sporting organisations are ready to kick goals, score points and break their participation records next year, officially joining the Sydney WorldPride festival. Beloved organisations including Sydney Stingers and the Sydney Rams will join […]

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Courtney Act joins pantheon of icons at Madame Tussauds

Courtney Act joins pantheon of icons at Madame Tussauds

With a successful drag career spanning two decades, Courtney Act is a multi-talented and glamourous, global star with the world at her feet. Adding to her impressive list of achievements, it has been announced this week that Courtney will be honoured with a wax figure at Madame Tussauds Sydney later this year. Courtney’s world-first wax […]

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Sydney WorldPride reveal six artists who will be shaping 2023 program

Sydney WorldPride reveal six artists who will be shaping 2023 program

Sydney WorldPride have announced the names of six professionals who will be joining the team as Curatorial Associates, helping shape the 2023 festival program. Joining Festival Creative Director; First Nations, Ben Graetz and Festival Creative Director; Daniel Clarke are six Curatorial Associates who bring expertise across a wide range of artforms. Interdisciplinary artist Bhenji Ra, […]

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Kate Wickett named as the new CEO of Sydney WorldPride

Kate Wickett named as the new CEO of Sydney WorldPride

The Board of Sydney WorldPride 2023 has announced the appointment of Sydney WorldPride CEO – Kate Wickett. Board Chair Damien Hodgkinson said he was proud to announce Wickett would be leading the organisation saying she brings a range of diverse experience working across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors. “Ms Wickett worked tirelessly at Sydney Gay […]

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