BONDS did Mardi Gras this year – and we’re giving away some undies

Bonds has made its first foray into the world of art, putting on an exhibition in honour of this years Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. To celebrate and release of their new Pride range, Bonds will host an exhibition they’re calling OUT NOW, an activation that celebrates the coming out stories of queer Australians […]

Easiest way to get to the Sydney Mardi Gras from these 6 cities

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You anywhere but Sydney and planning to go to Mardi Gras? Worry not; Sydney might be far, but it’s still connected. Here’s how with Cathay… New York: The origin of the historic 1969 Stonewall Riots, New York kicked off Pride marches and celebrations the world enjoys today. Visitors can be enriched by the historic gay liberation […]

Time to limber up, bitches: Sissy Ball is dipping into Enmore this Sydney Mardi Gras

Category is: Whatever you fucking want! Back, more bold and fierce than ever, Australia’s pre-eminent vogue ball, Sissy Ball is returning for the 2020 Sydney Mardi Gras. It came, it saw, it served cunt; and this year’s she’s back again, 22 Feb at Enmore Theatre. The Sissy Ball’s all about self-expression, identity, fluidity and finesse and this […]

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

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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 […]

Keep Mardi Gras going: A new type of anal play with Aneros

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The glitter has settled – even though the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras didn’t endorse its use this year – guests have gone home and international visitors have boarded their planes, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the party stops. And much like the Sydney Mardi Gras, which is one of the most socially accepting […]

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 […]

Have sex this Mardi Gras: Lovehoney has your needs covered

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Aside from gays, lesbians, transgendered people, their friends and everyone else who identifies under the LGBTIQ the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is about two things: acceptance and love. Emphasis on love. If you’ve ever been to the Mardi Gras after party or just generally been in around Sydney during the season, you […]

Fat burners before Mardi Gras? Bulk Nutrients explains how to drop that last little layer

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When you’re living in as sun-soaked a city as Sydney, if you identify as LGBTIQ or their friends, or you plan on going to the gay party to end all gay parties, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras after party, then showing skin almost feels like a prerequisite. Of course, it’s not; but you’d […]

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

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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 gives planet a shimmery glimmer of hope and goes green

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There is arguably no more a glittery or gay an event than that of the topless men, drag queens and colourful parade goers at Sydney’s annual Gay and Lesbian Mari Gras. This year though, offers something different. Revellers are trading in their sparkly rainbow stripes for something a little more eco-friendly with event organisers revealing […]

What’s on at the Sydney Mardi Gras after party 2019

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Last year, we had Cher headline the biggest LGBTIQ party in Sydney, the Mardi Gras after party. This year, we have Jake Shears from the Scissor Sisters as well as over nine other acts from literally all over the world. From Australia’s own Courtney Act – fresh off the back of her attempt at saving […]