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Watch the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Everything you need to know about the 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade.

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.
There's a new theme, epic performers, plus plenty of exciting events planned for LGBTIQ+ Australians of all ages.
"What matters most to us is having a chance to show who we really are."
NSW Health has reiterated that there is "still no evidence of community transmission of COVID-19 in Australia."
SBS On Demand will remove its geo-block for the TV event, which airs on Saturday 29th February at 7.30pm.
There are 197 floats in this year's Sydney Mardi Gras Parade - and we've got the full lineup.
This year, news presenter Narelda Jacobs, comedian Joel Creasey and The Feed’s Patrick Abboud will be joined by local comedian Zoë Coombs Marr to host coverage of...

What Matters? Mardi Gras 2020

What Matters to you?

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

People with disability, just like everyone else, have a wide range of identities, and a right to be included in community events.
"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.
“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. 

This year's Queer Thinking program offers a platform to discuss issues including colonisation, class, prohibitive medical costs and the impact of Sydney's lockout laws...
More than 10,000 people will march in the Sydney Mardi Gras next month with hundreds of thousands cheering them on. But there's another Mardi Gras that you've...
The kids featured in the documentary 'Gayby baby' have authored a new children's book telling the story of a brother and sister who dress up as their favourite...
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