Home » Posts tagged with » Sydney
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade will look very different in 2021

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade will look very different in 2021

Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade will look very different in 2021 due to COVID-19. Rather than the parade down Oxford Street that has run for the last 42 years, the parade will be a seated affair at the Sydney Cricket Ground with the floats making their way around the stadium. While the parade […]

Tags: ,

Equality Green: Rainbow path to honour marriage equality decision

Equality Green: Rainbow path to honour marriage equality decision

The City of Sydney have announced plans to honour Australia’s historic Yes vote on marriage equality, as we approach the occasion’s fourth anniversary on November 15th. The plans will see a footpath in Surry Hills’ Prince Alfred Park turn rainbow, in an area of the park called Equality Green, where thousands gathered to hear the […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More

NSW protesters defy ban to march against Latham’s anti-trans Bill

NSW protesters defy ban to march against Latham’s anti-trans Bill

LGBTQIA+ advocates and allies in New South Wales took to the streets over the weekend to march against a transphobic Bill currently before the state’s parliament. The protest, led by Community Action for Rainbow Rights (CARR), was organised in opposition to NSW One Nation leader Mark Latham’s Education Bill. The bill would amend the state’s […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Read More

Murder charge over Scott Johnson’s death

Murder charge over Scott Johnson’s death

Sydney man Scott White, 49, has been charged with the cold-case murder of Scott Johnson. It has been reported that Police will allege that White met Johnson at a Manly pub in December 1988 and the two traveled to nearby area which was known to be an area where gay men met. Scott Johnson is […]

Tags: , , , ,

Read More

Sydney celebrates ‘What Matters’ at the 2020 Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade took place last night, bringing together an estimated 300,000 spectators who lined the streets, balconies and rooftops of Oxford Street to cheer on the 12,600 marchers taking part in the world’s biggest celebration of the LGBTQI community. The parade began with a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony and […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Facebook and Instagram add new features for Mardi Gras

Facebook and Instagram add new features for Mardi Gras

Facebook and Instagram will launch a whole range of new features to their platforms today to allow Australians to celebrate their Pride during the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Facebook and Instagram’s Your Voice Matters campaign aims to celebrate LGBTQ+ stories and communities, empowering queer expression, and fostering safety across the platforms. Instagram will also […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Sam Smith joins Pabllo Vittar, Kesha & Dua Lipa at Mardi Gras

Sam Smith joins Pabllo Vittar, Kesha & Dua Lipa at Mardi Gras

Pop pioneer Sam Smith is headed to the world famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and will later join the official Mardi Gras Party with an electrifying performance on Saturday 29 February, 2020. Sam Smith has established themselves as one of the world’s most soulful voices and has topped the charts worldwide with […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Read More

Brazilian superstar Pabllo Vittar joins Sydney Mardi Gras lineup

Brazilian superstar Pabllo Vittar joins Sydney Mardi Gras lineup

Brazil’s pioneering drag superstar Pabllo Vittar has joined the ever-growing lineup of international and local stars taking to the stage at the official after party this Mardi Gras season. Vittar is one of South America’s top exports, and the single most followed drag performer on social media today. The singer has collaborated with some of […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Read More

Call out to create artwork in Sydney honouring victims of violence

Call out to create artwork in Sydney honouring victims of violence

New South Wales health organisation ACON is seeking an artist to create a public artwork that recognises people affected by violence in the 70’s and 80’s because of their sexuality and gender. The Bondi Memorial Project is entering an exciting new phase with expressions of interest for the development of an artwork now open. Waverley […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras consider inclusive name change

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras consider inclusive name change

Australia’s largest celebration of LGBTIQ+ culture and community is considering a re-brand to represent the diversity featured within the queer community. Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras addressed their membership this week, outlining concerns raised by the community over the years that the festival’s title only features the words ‘gay’ and ‘lesbian’- omitting a plethora […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More