Celebrating the day it was okay to be gay

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The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is celebrating 40 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Victoria, with the powerful Bending the Bars exhibit, showing at Old Melbourne Gaol running alongside the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Curated by Andrew Gaynor, Bending the Bars tells a story of fighting for equality through text, images and original artwork.  The exhibit stands in contrast against the walls of the City […]

Gay Brisbane: what to do this Mardi Gras 2021

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Go to WET DECK this 7 March for Mardi Gras gayness. Why? Because W Brisbane and ENN are making a splash at Mardi Gras weekend with an epic recovery pool party. Complete with drinks, hot bodies and sunshine, it’ll all be happening against the backdrop of phat beats from COLADA by DJ ENN that will be whipping out […]

LGBT+ theatre entertainment for Mardi Gras in Sydney: Darlinghurst Theatre Company launches Darlo Sessions

The Darlo in Sydney is redefining what the theatre can be for for audiences and performers. And no time like the present with the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras upon us. Known for removing barriers, the company will be launching ‘Darlo Sessions’ on Friday, 26 February over three weekends to introduce a lush new way to experience Australia’s live […]

Where to watch the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras this year

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Sydney’s annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is going to take on a different look in 2021. The parade’s put on a new look, the venues are hosting different levels of events (none) and the people won’t be as thick on the ground as they have been over the course of the past 40+ years. […]

What to do in Sydney this Mardi Gras

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Because life, Mardi Gras this year will be different. In response to the pandemic and to ensure they’re providing safe spaces for the community to come together, this year’s Mardi Gras festival will look different than it has in the past. Here are four new events to look forward to: LAUGH OUT PROUDFriday 26 February, […]

A Night in Paris at Beresford Sundays in Sydney

Paris is camp and now the Beresford is serving itself as its rival. Welcome to a Night in Paris at Sydney’s Beresford by Merivale. It’ll be gay. It’ll be colourful. It’ll be new and exciting and it’ll be happening weekly from now. Partnering with Absolut as they’ve done for many Pride activities in the past, […]

Let’s get gay: POOF DOOF’s HALLOQWEEN Bloody Banquet feat. Kitty Glitter at ivy

Sydney’s ivy, right in the heart of town, is hosting a Halloween bash worthy of getting excited about – Halloqween! Yas. A 3-hour jam-packed haunt will serve you a seated service event and show, with food by Totti’s, a costume extravaganza, and red carpet arrivals. It’ll be camp. There will be a full line-up of […]

Rood Food is back in Sydney: Priscilla’s revives the dinnertime favourite

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It was back in 2018 that the girls at the Imperial Erskineville in Sydney’s inner-west brought out their finest foods and roodest ‘toods for the entertainment of a packed room of diners. Then Covid; but now, we’re back! The Imperial Erskineville’s award-winning Priscilla’s restaurant has announced the return of Rood Food, a seductively designed X-Rated […]