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 […]

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 […]

Mardi Gras drinks: Parade views from the Pullman Hyde Park

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There’s nothing quite as gay as Mardi Gras, so if glitter, rainbows, hot bods, banging music and drinks are your thing, then heading to the Pullman Hyde Park in Sydney is where you need to be. From beside the marshalling area of the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras down Oxford Street, the Pullman […]

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 […]

KING by Shaun Parker for Sydney Mardi Gras: A Review

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Being a gay man in 2019 really is a revelation. In 30-or-so years, gay men and women have gone from the ostracised outcasts of abnormality, to something few people bat an eyelid to. But it’s the underlying tone of masculinity and what exactly that is, and the questioning of it, that has been the most […]

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 […]

Have brunch at the Beresford for Mardi Gras with Absolut

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When the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras descends on Sydney, it means three things: more nudity, more drinking, less food, but better quality, at least. That’s why Absolut – who do those fabulous little gay bottles of vodka at this time of year – have again partnered with Sydney’s gay church Sunday session at […]

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 […]

The best place to watch the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2018 in Sydney

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The annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is celebrating one hell of a milestone in 2018, the 40th anniversary of boots-on-the-ground campaigning for equality. Now we’ve achieved it, it’s more about party times and the celebration of getting there and this year, there’s no better place to take part than the Pullman Hotel Hyde […]

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

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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 […]

Big news for Laneway Festival after Mardi Gras at the Beresford Hotel Sydney this year

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It’s Mardi Gras season in Sydney and that means so many things. Namely the glitter comes out, the hair gets bigger, the heels get higher, the clothes get tighter and the muscles get bigger, all if not for one reason alone; the Mardi Gras day parties after the big parade. The social events of the […]