• Your hosts for the 2018 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will be (L - R) Patrick Abboud, Joel Creasey, Magda Szubanski and Urzila Carlson. (SBS)
Mardi Gras season is finally here and there are so many ways to tune in and celebrate!
By
Stephanie Marie Anderson, Michaela Morgan

13 Feb 2017 - 12:09 PM  UPDATED 5 Mar 2018 - 9:51 AM

Mardi Gras season is finally here and there are so many ways to tune in and celebrate!

Our hosts Patrick Abboud, Joel Creasey, Magda Szubanski, and Urzila Carlson brought you our special Mardi Gras broadcast, including hilarious Mardi Gras commentary, a behind the scenes look at the parade and insightful stories that delve deeper into the issues faced by the LGBT+ community. You can catch up on SBS On Demand below. 

If you're still hungry for more, watch the full parade below via SBS Australia's Twitter.

As well as the parade coverage, SBS is presenting a vibrant line-up of fresh and iconic LGBTQI films, documentaries and television shows. You can catch favourites such as multi-award winning Brokeback Mountain, Carol, and Holding The Man on SBS On Demand, as well as documentaries like Croc A Dyke Dundee and Growing Up Trans.

Also new to SBS On Demand is Queer for Short: Home Grown, a series of short films showcasing LGBTIQ+ stories from teams of emerging filmmakers across NSW.

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SBS On Demand has launched 'Queer for Short: Home Grown', a series of short films showcasing LGBTIQ+ stories from teams of emerging filmmakers across NSW.

You can check out The Queer Binge—SBS On Demand’s collection of some of the best LGBTIQ programs— for all new titles available during Mardi Gras season.

In the meantime, for all things Mardi Gras, you can head to www.sbs.com.au/mardigras 

The 40th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will air on Sunday, March 4 at 8:30pm on SBS.