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National

Mardi Gras Apologises After Thousands Of Enraged Ticket-Holders Locked Out Of After Party

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has been slammed by thousands of angry ticket-holders who were locked out of the official after party on Saturday night.

National

National

Protesters Removed From Sydney's Mardi Gras After Targeting Liberal Party Float

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At least three protesters were removed from Sydney's Mardi Gras parade on Saturday night after they reportedly tried to halt the Liberal Party float.

National

National

Confetti Showers and Huge Stars: Sydney Mardi Gras 2020 Did Not Disappoint

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Thousands of punters sauntered down Oxford Street dressed to the nines on Saturday for the most colourful event of the year -- Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

National

National

'Police Were Dragging People On The Road': 78er Remembers First Mardi Gras

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Frank Howarth remembers the exhilaration of Sydney's first-ever Mardi Gras turning to sheer anxiety, as he watched bins fly through the air and police violently shove people into paddy wagons.

News

News

Why Is It Called 'Mardi Gras'? Outside Australia It Means Something Totally Different

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You might be shocked to learn that beyond Australia's borders, Mardi Gras has nothing to do with LGBTQI pride, but plenty to do with Catholics excessively eating and drinking.

TV

TV

Beau Ryan Gets Extreme Makeover In Time For Mardi Gras

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This year the drag gods have smiled upon us, with the release of RuPaul's Drag Race perfectly coinciding with Sydney Mardi Gras.

Narelda Jacobs

Narelda Jacobs

What It's Like To Come Out When Your Father Is A Pastor

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It's been such a joy being in Sydney for the build up to the biggest event on the LGBTIQA+ calendar.

News

News

Why Some People Will Be Dressing Up Rather Than Down At Mardi Gras 2020

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While thousands gear up for the biggest LGBTIQ+ celebration of the year, Sydney Gaymers say Mardi Gras' message is about much more than drinking and glitter.

Style

Style

Eco Glitter Could Be The Sparkling Solution To A Crippling Waste Problem

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How a DJ, a drag queen, and a eucalyptus tree came together to inspire the new frontier in glitter products.

Good News

Good News

Bingo’s Big Again And It’s Definitely Not A Drag

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Uniting Australian communities takes a lot of balls.

National

National

Drag Queen StoryTime To Set World Record During Sydney Mardi Gras

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They call themselves "glamourous clowns", but their work -- always filled with "a bit of sparkle" -- has a serious role to play in promoting diversity and understanding, two of Sydney's leading drag artists say.

News

News

Honey Birdette Founder Says Anger Over Mardi Gras Ads ‘Ridiculous’

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Lingerie brand Honey Birdette’s latest advertising campaign has been likened to ‘lesbian porn’, but the brand’s founder says the ad doesn’t go far enough.

National

National

ANZ Mardi Gras Ad 'Upsetting And Triggering', Some LGBTIQ Australians Say

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A bank ad aiming to call out harmful homophobic slurs has been slammed as "ham-fisted", with some LGBTIQ Australians upset about ANZ's campaign in the lead-up to Mardi Gras.

TV

TV

10 Play To Celebrate Mardi Gras With LGBTQ+ Documentaries

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Ahead of the 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, 10 Play is dropping Out Here, a collection of LGBTQ+ focused documentaries.

National

National

Your Sydney Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras 2020 Main Event Guide

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Sydney Mardi Gras is here, making the city's streets a lot more colourful until March 1. Here are the events you won't want to miss during the country's biggest celebration of inclusivity.

Tech

Tech

Facebook And Instagram Launch New Features Ahead Of Sydney Mardi Gras Celebrations

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The 2020 Sydney Mardi Gras is almost upon us and social media platforms are jumping on the Pride celebrations, with Facebook and Instagram launching a host of new features ahead of the big event.

Music

Music

Kesha Is Set To Perform At Sydney's 2020 Mardi Gras

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Kesha is set to be "Raising Hell" at next year's Mardi Gras celebrations in Sydney.

News

News

Kylie Minogue And Her BFF Crash Mardi Gras!

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At the 41st Sydney Mardi Gras, over 500-thousand celebrated the LGBTQI community.

National

National

'Fearless' Sydney Sees Mardi Gras Celebrated With This Australian First

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Hundreds of thousands gathered on Sydney's famous Oxford Street to watch 200 floats decked out in glitter, make their way down the annual parade.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Why Gen Z Is The Most Sexually Diverse Generation Ever

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On Saturday night, when thousands upon thousands march in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the LGBTQI community will look as colourful, diverse and powerful as it ever has.

News

News

11 Floats To Look Out For At The Mardi Gras

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Almost 200 floats will travel down Sydney's Oxford Street during the 2019 LGBTIQ+ extravaganza, and there are a number of exciting standouts.

The Project

The Project

10 Songs To Get You In The Mood For Mardi Gras!

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is just around the corner and we are getting ready for the parade of 2019. Here’s a list of the top 10 songs to get you in the mood before you hit the streets!

National

National

'I'd Never Heard A Story Of Someone Coming Out That Ended Positively'

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Growing up gay in Sydney's western suburbs -- an area of Australia which overwhelmingly voted 'no' to same-sex marriage -- wasn't easy. It was even less so in the 1980s and 1990s.

Music

Music

Fans Convinced Kylie Minogue Will Make An Appearance At Mardi Gras

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Kylie Minogue has touched down in Sydney *suspiciously* close to Mardi Gras night.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Courtney Act To Help Spread The Love This Mardi Gras

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'Dancing With The Stars' DF slayer Courtney Act has partnered with ANZ and Mardi Gras for a campaign that'll see Oxford Streets around Australia festively decorated for the most festive event on the LGBTIQ+ calendar.