Retrieved 28 February Stay in the Principe Real district Book now and pay on arrival. The event was also intended to be Sydney's contribution to the Gay Solidarity Celebrations, an international show of support for New York's Stonewall riots in In January Robert Forsyththe Anglican bishop of South Sydney, condemned Corpus Christi for opening the Mardi Gras because it depicted Judas seducing a gay Jesus as well as Jesus' administration of gay marriage between two apostles. We may not be celebrating the French-Catholic origins of the Mardi Gras, but we love our big queer Fat Tuesday parade all the same. Great news, we've signed you up. The traditional centre of queer life has been Oxford Street in Darlinghurst.
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Tonight, forty years after the 78ers marched down Kings Cross in protest at their treatment, we pay tribute at sydneymardigras to all those who came before us as we celebrate achieving the next step in our fight for equality. The Mardi Gras Awards are presented to organisations and individuals who made an outstanding contribution to Mardi Gras and the gay and lesbian community. Please check your details, and try again.
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