Sydney WorldPride

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Australia’s literary canon doesn’t have much for queer women – but these are some of my favourites | Madeleine Gray
Visiting Australia’s oldest LGBTQI+ bookshop was a formative experience for Madeleine Gray – but Australian sapphic fiction remains rare

Madeleine Gray

04, Mar, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Christian prayer march along Newtown street was ‘unauthorised protest activity’, police say
Around 30 men filmed marching down the LGBTQ+ hub of King Street praying and holding rosary beads above their heads

Cait Kelly

04, Mar, 2023 @6:39 AM

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Partying v politics: has Sydney WorldPride found the right balance?
In the southern hemisphere for the first time, the global festival has showcased a tension common to pride: one between inclusivity, activism and celebration

Tom Gill

02, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Behind the scenes at the Miss First Nation drag competition – a photo essay
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander queens and trailblazing performers from Indigenous communities around the world gathered for a glamorous and sassy showdown in Sydney as part of WorldPride

Jordyn Beazley & photography by Blake Sharp-Wiggins

01, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Fans and stars farewell Olivia Newton-John – as it happened
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Mostafa Rachwani (now) and Rafqa Touma (earlier)

26, Feb, 2023 @6:41 AM

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NSW police says Lidia Thorpe will not be charged for blocking Mardi Gras float
Social media video shows senator laying in front of a float, temporarily blocking Oxford Street parade

Mostafa Rachwani and Josh Butler

26, Feb, 2023 @3:21 AM

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Anthony Albanese becomes first Australian PM to march in Sydney Mardi Gras
Dressed in open-necked shirt and jeans, Albanese joins 12,500 paraders on original route of Oxford Street

Jordyn Beazley

25, Feb, 2023 @1:45 PM

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Sydney hits peak LGBTQ+ as Mardi Gras parade returns to Oxford Street
Hundreds of thousands of people expected to line the parade’s famous route, which last ran along the street in 2020 due to Covid

Jordyn Beazley

25, Feb, 2023 @5:45 AM

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Sydney WorldPride opening concert: Kylie and Dannii Minogue gloriously launch season of golden hot pants
Live and Proud was a drag spectacular, with Casey Donovan and Charli XCX among the many highlights

Steve Dow

24, Feb, 2023 @9:31 PM

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‘Mardi Gras is like my Christmas’: how Sydney’s LGBTQ+ community is marking Pride
From ‘gay admin’ to ‘bookings, bookings, bookings’, the city’s celebration of queerdom is about diversity and joy

Jordyn Beazley

24, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Choir Boy review – a tender meditation on Black queerness told through sublime music
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Penned by Moonlight co-writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, this international hit about a boy and his bullies arrives for Sydney WorldPride

Cassie Tongue

23, Feb, 2023 @1:45 AM

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Lonesome review – explicit Australian gay coming-of-age film is proudly not for everyone
The second film from Teenage Kicks director Craig Boreham is unapologetically erotic, with a lot to admire – if you can look past the rough edges

Jared Richards

22, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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