The 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras theme and program has been revealed and it’s magical

Mardi Gras 2020

What Matters has been revealed as the theme for the 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and it promises to be bigger and bolder than ever.  The theme builds on the legacy of Mardi Gras – a platform for activism, encouraging the community to think about creating a more inclusive future.  “This year we […]

And you thought you nailed choreography? Sydney Dance Company has a Mardi Gras float

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OK, so, if you’ve ever seen the Sydney Dance Company dancers on stage, then you know what you’re in for. Prepare to pack up your dancing shoes, rip apart your pom-poms and go home if you’re in this year’s parade, because shit is about to get turned up. The world renowned dance troupe is, for […]

Win: 2 tickets to see Briefs at the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

Briefs Mardi Gras

Just when you thought you could slay a pair of 7″ stilettos; think again. Briefs is back this 2019 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to show you what a trash glamour disco circus in shoes with a shit-tonne of sass looks like. For cult cabaret hooligans and mischief-makers, Briefs presents a wild romp of […]

Battle of the drag queens: The Winery hosts a rumble for mental health

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Elizabeth, who? The real Queens of Sydney are about to turn up, do battle and do some good while they’re at it at Surry Hills’ The Winery, who’re putting on a gay royal rumble to donate dollars to the Black Dog Institute, for mental health. It’s all a part of the annual Sydney Gay and […]

Mardi Gras cabaret at Whirly Bird

There’s no better combination than a gay and their feathers, so when Whirly Bird puts on a show for Mardi Gras, you can imagine how camp an affair it’ll be. Aptly called Fearless (that was the theme of the Sydney gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2019, too), Whirly Bird put on a best burlesque performance […]

Eurovision glory: Drag queen Courtney Act is going to save Australia

Courtney Act Shane Jenek drag queen

Somebody needs to strip Jessica Mauboy’s right to rep Australia in Eurovision ASAP and Courtney Act is the woman to do it. Since she burst onto our TV screens back in the hey day of Big Brother Australia – and she’s just won the celebrity version of the fizzer in 2018 – Courtney Act (Shane […]

Drag Queen Felicity Frockaccino on the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2018

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Sydney is known for three things: its beaches, its renowned Mardi Gras and its dazzling drag queens. Felicity Frockaccino is one such drag artist of many a year whose personality and persistence in the game has led her to a special spot in the hearts of many and the rabid competition of international pop singer, […]

RuPaul just met her match this Sydney Mardi Gras season: Deliveroo’s ROO-Paul

Deliveroo RooPaul Coco Jumbo

The campest queen around, RuPaul may have just gotten her wig snatched this Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras by one local girl who’s putting her name on a different sort of crown; made of doughnuts! Sydney local drag artist Coco Jumbo and delivery rider Paul from food delivery service, Deliveroo, will be smashing out […]

Meet the drag queen: Lazy Susan

Lazy Susan drag queen Melbourne

It’s not every day you’re kicked out of a competition twice only to emerge the winner. Unless, of course, your name is Lazy Susan. The Melbourne drag queen might only be approaching her six month hump in drag, but what the self-proclaimed big ol’ campy faggot of a motherless drag queen might lack in experience […]

Meet the drag queen: DJ Kitty Glitter

DJ Kitty Glitter drag queen leather

If you’d asked Ozan as a kid what he’d be when he grew up, he would have told you it would involve music and creativity somehow. Though no one saw just how creative that would be. He knew he was determined to be big, but never thought he’d be doing it all in a dress […]

Leading drag photographer Magnus Hastings and his first book, ‘Why Drag?’

Magnus Hastings Bob Drag Queen Why Drag

When you ask Magnus Hastings why he wanted to create a book devoted to the creativity and lady-like wonder of the drag queen, his reasoning is simple: “Because drag is everything!” He will tell you with enthusiasm. Adore shower curtain is finally back in stock Available from my website magnushastings.com ??#adoredelano #magnushastings #whydrag A post […]

Meet the drag queen: Hannah Conda

Hannah Conda drag queen Sydney feature

As he walked through a shopping centre in York WA, dressed in a tutu, purple Diana Ross afro wig and a pair of plastic high heels he so affectionately dubbed ‘clip-clop’ shoes, it was obvious this young boy was meant for something different. Fast-forward about 20 years and the fully-fledged, full-time creative drag performer and […]