The parade only got wilder as the night went on. We were hit with sporadic but heavy rains, which was quite annoying. I would get drenched, then as I get my rain gear out it would stop. The rain gear got in the way of taking pictures so I would take it off, then it […]
The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is without a doubt the premier Gay and Lesbian Festival in the world. The 2011 night parade was the first one I had actually attended in person. This year’s parade was overseen by Artistic Director Ignatius Jones, and has a subtheme of “Say Something”.
We were lucky enough to be invited to attend one of the Asian Marching Boys’ (AMB) rehearsals for the Mardi Gras in a couple of weeks time. The AMB strives to promote the visibility of Asian gay men in Australia. They are one of only a few groups in the Mardi Gras whose members are predominately […]