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sydney gay and lesbian mardi gras


As the historic 40th anniversary of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras approaches, the ABC has unveiled the first trailer for their upcoming LGBTI rights telemovie Riot. The movie will follow a group of activists who were part of Sydney’s first gay rights organisation CAMP (Campaign Against Moral Persecution) NSW and the landmark protest on …

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The organisers of this year’s Sydney Mardi Gras have been criticised by the original activists, the 78ers, for not “appreciating the pain and damage” suffered by the group. This year is the 40th anniversary of the protest rally on June 24, 1978 that was marred by police violence and arrests but would be looked back …

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Cher The Musical

Cher has all but confirmed she will be headlining Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras’ 40th anniversary celebrations in March next year.

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Peter Bonsall-Boone Peter and Bon 50th anniversary

Pioneering Australian LGBTI activists Peter de Waal and his late partner Peter Bonsall-Boone have been announced as the recipients of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Australian LGBTI Awards next year. The inaugural LGBTI Awards were held during this year’s Mardi Gras and saw community leaders, celebrities and organisations celebrating the LGBTI community. The …

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An awesome 30 second video of a very funky AFP policeman showing off his style and winning over the crowd with community relations at a past Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. Thanks to ‘miss julie makeup’ from Facebook who shared her video. Click below to watch or CLICK HERE for Youtube Season Highlights Fair Day: Sun 21 Feb, 10am …

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