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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Celebrate LGBTQIA culture in Sydney

Photograph: Supplied

The annual celebration of LGBTQIA pride in Sydney extends beyond the parade to comedy nights, theatre shows, gallery exhibitions and parties. See our top picks from the official Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, plus guides to Sydney's gay beaches, party spots and speed dating nights.

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Mardi Gras events in Sydney
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Mardi Gras events in Sydney

We’ve picked out some highlights from the official festival as well as a few more events that champion LBGTQIA culture.

The best gay party spots in Sydney
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The best gay party spots in Sydney

Looking for some same/same fun? Head to one of these popular party palaces and thank us for the good times later.

The best gay beaches in Sydney
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The best gay beaches in Sydney

Whether you're looking to meet a new friend or just want to hang with likeminded people, these are the beaches to go to. 

Gay saunas in Sydney
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Gay saunas in Sydney

If New York is the big apple, then Sydney is the bent banana. 

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This is how you win the fight for equal marriage

A new documentary showing at the Mardi Gras Film Festival demonstrates how the battle was won in US. 

Koori Gras
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Koori Gras

"Of all of the events on the Mardi Gras calendar, Koori Gras is my number one pick."

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Meet Sydney’s matchmakers

The best matchmakers in Sydney run same sex speed dating parties on a regular basis.