The colour and excitement of Sydney Mardi Gras 2022: a photo story

The annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras went off with a bang in 2022, taking over – yet again – the Sydney Cricket Ground in lieu of its usual Oxford Street route due to the pandemic. But despite news of war, bad weather and general average news around the world, the crowd gathered in […]

Sydney Mardi Gras: what to look forward to at The Winery Surry Hills

Mardi Gras is when Sydney comes alive. More alive. And the city’s crawling with the LGBTIQA+ from around the country (maybe the world this year, too, but let’s see). And no place comes quite as alive as those in Surry Hills, namely, The Winery on Crown Street. With a long history of queer activities and […]

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, […]

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 […]

Sydney Mardi Gras' headliner's been announced

It’s almost time for the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and that means one thing: It’s about to get gay. Legendary singer Sam Smith has just been announced as the headliner for the globally renowned after party at Hordern Pavillion! Sam, who now goes by they, has a performance on the main stage, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]