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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 official shoe of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras: Hush Puppies

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Hush Puppies are hardly the first shoe brand you think of when you think of gays dancing down Oxford Street Sydney, but that hasn’t stopped them becoming the new footwear partner of the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras! They’re the official sponsor of Doggywood at Fair Day, too, turning out all the happy […]