In another huge coup for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, pop superstar Kesha has been announced as a performer at the 2020 Mardi …
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“Imagine that, parents. Imagine that your child feels so lost from you that they sink into the arms of a complete stranger and sob endlessly just because that stranger is wearing a shirt offering hugs from a dad.”
The group also wants the LGBTI acronym to include “S” for “straight”.
Austin famously suggested that gay rights demonstrations should become a street party, leading to the first Mardi Gras in 1978.
The festival’s name has received a number of concerns over the years, which currently only specifies ‘gay’ and ‘lesbian’ without mention of diverse gender identities or other sexualities.
NIDA students are also busy fundraising and preparing for NIDA’s inaugural participation in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade.
After the pre-Parade party, guests can spill out onto College Street and make their way through the marshalling area thanks to a wristband that will offer them exclusive access to the Parade starting line.