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Kim Petras And PNAU Announced As First Headliners Of 2019 Mardi Gras Party

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ABC weather presenter Nate Byrne has hit out at “sick” homophobic abuse he received after marching in Mardi Gras. The ABC News Breakfast weatherman and meteorologist was part of the ABC’s first Mardi Gras float in the parade on Saturday night. But taking to social media on Sunday, the presenter shared a screenshot of a …

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has been slammed by thousands of angry punters locked out of the official afterparty on Saturday night. Mardi Gras organisers issued an apology after thousands queued for hours and many missed the headliners when the venue reached full capacity. Major overseas acts Sam Smith, Dua Lipa and Kesha headlined …

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New South Wales police arrested three Department of Homo Affairs protestors last night for their unsanctioned participation in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade. Ironically, the parade commemorates a protest. The Department of Homo Affairs protest began when an apparently unapproved float called #resist250 joined the parade route ahead of the Liberal Party …

Sydney gay and lesbian mardi gras parade 2020

200,000 people lined the streets of Sydney earlier tonight for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade 2020. Despite a smaller crowd than last year, the crowd cheered on (most of) the almost 200 floats. An Aboriginal smoking ceremony and Welcome to Country by Graham Sims began the festivities. More than 150 motorbikes then …

Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras enters its 42nd year this weekend. But after an increase in drug-related hospitalisations, health services are warning participants about the dangers of drug use.  The warning comes after a report from NSW Health revealed an increase in the use and distribution of the potentially fatal drug acetyl-fentanyl in Sydney. …

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The Australian Federal Police have published a video of LGBTIQ staff reading homophobic abuse received ahead of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. “Every year, the AFP marches in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras,” the AFP wrote on Facebook this week. “We march in support of our colleagues, family and friends [and] in …

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Not travelling to Sydney for this year’s Mardi Gras parade? Brisbane’s Sportsman Hotel is inviting everyone to join them in the celebrations this Saturday. The Spring Hill venue is throwing their annual Mardi Gras party on Saturday, February 29, with free entry all night. You can watch the live stream of this year’s Mardi Gras …

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Aussie drag star Courtney Act and musician Jake Shears are appearing on Neighbours this week. For the last 12 months fans have waited for the soap to show scenes they filmed at Mardi Gras 2019, and this Friday they’ll finally air. In the storyline, Neighbours’ gay couple David and Aaron head to Sydney to enjoy …

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LGBTIQ Australians have some thoughts about a new ANZ campaign calling out homophobic slurs ahead of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. ANZ, a Mardi Gras sponsor, released new research showing 80% of Australians had experienced anti-LGBTIQ language in the previous year. But ANZ found only 41 percent of ‘straight’ Australians “believe that hurtful, homophobic …

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has responded to privacy concerns after nondescript cameras counted revellers entering Fair Day last weekend. Photos of the camera appeared on social media after the festival’s Fair Day event in Sydney’s Victoria Park last weekend. The boxes housing the cameras, belonging to company Tomorro, offered no other details beyond …

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