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The Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade in Sydney, Australia started off as a human rights protest, and has grown to become a celebration of sexuality and expression. The first parade happened in 1978 and attracted about 500 people. In 2019, over 300,000 people attended the parade. The parades started to end systemic discrimination and police brutality against queer people. Australia is now recognized as one of the most accepting countries in the world, in regards to the queer community. A PEW...
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Over 300,000 people turned out for the 40th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, a dazzling weekend of parades, partying, and, oh yeah, a performance by Cher. The diva sang some of her biggest club hits, including “Strong Enough,” “All or Nothing,” “Believe,” and, of course, “Turn Back Time.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Og9S_p8VeAc Of course, no LGBTQ celebration would be complete without lots and lots (and lots) of photos of hunky shirtless men dressed in skimpy little costumes. Scroll down for pics… https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf5a_log0vP/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf5VIsjhqUW/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf7kBIcnHcD/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf-qIvSgxRq/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf8FSXpg4Q9/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf4wqmSAwGd/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf7Gq53hu6N/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://instagram.com/p/Bf6_odoF_vG/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf5Q-h7DWNT/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf5cT6ehwwG/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf2gvfujK0W/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf-dCCfHPq8/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf-M8fFg2PG/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf9kW67lXCv/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf72Wndnbkv/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf98zlxHgsR/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf-JnN1HMmv/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf5pfV4Dqmz/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf4ye5TAKk1/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf6sjunDCjx/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf42kVeBx92/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf5cNChhMsJ/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf7t-6xH0rn/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf7595Ulh3Z/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf4-teNnAAb/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control
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The couple will get married on the world famous parade route with their closest friends and family Since marriage equality became legal in Australia last week, same-sex couples have been lining up to register their intention to marry. But one couple has decided to do things a little bit differently, by getting hitched on top of a float at world famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade in 2018. Sydney’s Mardi Gras is one of the world’s biggest LGBTI festival...
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'The energy of Sydney was intoxicating' Steve Grand made sure his ‘wild’ time at Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras was captured on video. The All-American Boy star has posted on YouTube highlights from his trip Down Under earlier this month where he definitely mixed business with some pleasure. Grand flew 16 hours, on his 27th birthday, to arrive in Australia on 1 March. He got settled then did the BridgeClimb Sydney​, swam in the harbor and fed kangaroos. Grand then put on his...
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In a push to promote LGBTI rights the Australian Embassy will host Hanoi's first Mardi Gras Festival Vietnam’s capital Hanoi is about to host its first ever LGBTI Mardi Gras Festival. Hosted by the Australian Embassy the idea of the festival is to bring the spirit of the world famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to Vietnam. ‘Promoting gender equality is a top priority for both the Vietnamese and Australian Governments and we are proud to support Vietnam’s efforts, including through...
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The Australian LGBT event kicks off this Friday. Qantas Airways is showing its support for the LGBT community by painting one of its planes in rainbow colors in honor of this month’s 39th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Dubbed the “Rainbow Roo,” the plane features a rainbow flag on the tail and has the company’s name painted in rainbow colors along the side, as well. https://twitter.com/BrettHayhoe/status/829852140273180672?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/robzlon/status/830833311937347585?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The theme for this year’s Mardi Gras celebration is “Creating Equality,” as Australia is still...
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The 38th Syndey Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, an Australian LGBT pride parade, was a rainbow-coloured, glittering success… Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Prime Minister, has attended many times before but never while prime minister, so he made history as the first one to attend the parade, the Guardian reported. Tunbull wrote in the festival guide: “The hard work and commitment of Sydney’s LGBTQI community has seen this event grow to a festival drawing visitors to Sydney from around the world. However, we...

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