The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Proudly broadcast on SBS.

"What matters most to us is having a chance to show who we really are."
SBS On Demand will remove its geo-block for the TV event, which airs on Saturday 29th February at 7.30pm.
NSW Health has reiterated that there is "still no evidence of community transmission of COVID-19 in Australia."
There are 197 floats in this year's Sydney Mardi Gras Parade - and we've got the full lineup.
Get up-to-date on all the ways to watch this year's Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade on SBS - from anywhere in the world.

What Matters to you?

Celebrating the 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras' theme of 'What Matters?'.

"Representation and visibility of First Nations queer people is crucial for all the queer identifying mob who may be watching from home."
"We’re a good twenty years behind the other letters under the rainbow," says AJ Brown, President of Trans Pride Australia.
People with disability, just like everyone else, have a wide range of identities, and a right to be included in community events.
“I think drag kings are so essential because they directly subvert binary roles.”
My art has not only empowered my voice, but served as the catalyst for self-reflection and a gentle interrogation of long-held views.
"The funeral industry is generally conservative, but we don't all live conservative lives."
Looking for inspiration ahead of this month's parade? We've got you covered.

Past festival highlights

Can't make the parade? Here's the best of the Sydney Mardi Gras festival. 

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