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Mar06

Mardi Gras Parade to focus on homophobia in sport

POSTED ON // Friday, 06 March 2015

Mardi Gras Parade to focus on homophobia in sport

Mardi Gras will kick off this year’s parade with a focus on homophobia in sport. The first three floats leading this year’s parade will feature dozens of athletes from both the LGBTI community and its allies including elite players and three Olympians.

Mar05

Get ready for Mardi Gras with the help of East Village

POSTED ON // Thursday, 05 March 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

Get ready for Mardi Gras with the help of East Village

East Village is getting into the swing of Mardi Gras this year by giving out special "recovery kits" and hosting a Mardi Gras "Best Dressed Pooch" competition.

Mar05

Madame Lash 'comes out' for Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Thursday, 05 March 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

Madame Lash 'comes out' for Mardi Gras

Celebrated Sydney dominatrix Madame Lash (aka Gretel Pinniger) will 'whip up' support for same-sex unions by acting as celebrant on this year's HousewivesOnFire Mardi Gras float.

Mar05

WATCH: John and his partner on being adolescent foster carers for 16 years

POSTED ON // Thursday, 05 March 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

WATCH: John and his partner on being adolescent foster carers for 16 years

Child protection charity Barnardos Australia are encouraging same-sex couples to become foster carers with a new video to coincide with Mardi Gras.

Mar03

Mary Kiani and her Justice Family: Ready to fight for equality at the Mardi Gras Parade

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 03 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Mary Kiani and her Justice Family: Ready to fight for equality at the Mardi Gras Parade

This year the Glamazon All-Stars will be dishing up a spectacular float supporting the fight for equality for our nation’s rainbow families. Leading the charge will be the gorgeous and shimmering Mary Kiani as Mother Justice. 

Mar01

Mardi Gras Fun Run with the Sydney Frontrunners

POSTED ON // Sunday, 01 March 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Mardi Gras Fun Run with the Sydney Frontrunners

If you’re feeling fit this Mardi Gras, get along to the Centennial Park Fun Run held by the Sydney Frontrunners.

Mar01

Review: Mother Clap's Molly House

POSTED ON // Sunday, 01 March 2015 Written by // Veronica Hannon

Review: Mother Clap's Molly House

Mark Ravenhill is a contemporary playwright like no other. Not all the British writer’s works have been successful, but he’s never been afraid to say what he thinks needs to be said. Mother Clap’s Molly House, first performed at The National, London, in 2001, is a riotous play with songs. It quite rightly has got another outing at the Newie for Mardi Gras.

Mar01

Celebrating harmony and diversity in the City of Sydney

POSTED ON // Sunday, 01 March 2015 Written by // Pip Ditzell

Celebrating harmony and diversity in the City of Sydney

The City of Sydney gears up for its biggest party of the year...Mardi Gras!

Mar01

Noble Savage: Exploring the white Australian male archetype

POSTED ON // Sunday, 01 March 2015

Noble Savage: Exploring the white Australian male archetype

An examination of the romanticised white Australian male archetype is at the centre of multi-disciplinary artist Liam Benson’s new exhibition, part of the Mardi Gras Festival, writes Garrett Bithell.

Feb28

Southern Cross Outdoors Group to host Mardi Gras bushwalks

POSTED ON // Saturday, 28 February 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Southern Cross Outdoors Group to host Mardi Gras bushwalks

The Southern Cross Outdoors Group has two beautiful bushwalks planned during Mardi Gras this year, to Wentworth Falls and Burning Palms.