A festival of LGBTI Art, Cinema, Trivia, Debates, Sports, Fundraising Activities and Club Events across Sydney.

A festival of LGBTI Art, Cinema, Trivia, Debates, Sports, Fundraising Activities and Club Events across Sydney.

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The Sydney Pride Festival 2021 “Diversity, Inclusion, Equality” launches at Stonewall Hotel on the Thursday 3rd June.
Sydney Pride Festival will run from the 3rd until the 30th June.

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the LGBTQIA community.

The Sydney Pride Festival would like to thank the volunteers, event organisers, sponsors and LGBTQI community and all our friends for all their support.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest in adding your current event or producing a new live or online event for our wonderful community.

If you would like to be part of the festival.
Please send an email to: info@sydneypride.com

Sydney Pride Festival acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, who are the traditional owners of the land on which our celebrations are held on. Always was, always will be Aboriginal Land.
What's On!

Featured Events...

june, 2021

03jun(jun 3)7:00 pm30(jun 30)8:30 pmSydney Pride Festival Launch7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (30) AEST

03jun9:00 pmTrans Glamore9:00 pm

04jun7:00 pmHouse Of Mince7:00 pm

05jun2:00 pmWonder Mama's Oxford Street Walking Tour2:00 pm

07junAll Day13TAP Art GalleryPresentation Night 12th(All Day)


Featured Events...

june, 2021

09jun7:00 pmMega Malebox7:00 pm

11jun7:00 pmHouse Of Mince7:00 pm

12junAll DayTAP Art GalleryPresentation Night 12th(All Day: saturday)

12jun7:00 pmSalón FlamencoSalón Flamenco7:00 pm

12jun10:00 pmBarcode Winter White Party10:00 pm

13jun5:00 pm12:00 amThick 'N' Juicy5:00 pm - 12:00 am


Featured Events...

june, 2021

14jun12:00 pm8:00 pmI Remember House12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

18jun7:00 pmHouse Of Mince7:00 pm

18jun7:00 pmExpress Yourself - Queer Discover7:00 pm

19jun3:30 pmMy Drag Story3:30 pm


Featured Events...

june, 2021

24jun9:30 pmPride Pop OffThe Burdekin9:30 pm

25jun7:00 pm8:30 pmKweens of Comedy7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

25jun7:00 pmHouse Of Mince7:00 pm

26jun8:00 am38th Annual Pride 5K run & walkSydney Frontrunners8:00 am

26jun7:00 pm78ers Anniversary7:00 pm

27jun2:00 pm4:00 pm78ers Forum2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Featured Events...

june, 2021

28jun1:00 amRemembering the Stonewall Riots1:00 am


Movies, Shows & Documentaries

To Be Announced

 
Shop/Dine/Fitness

BANG
4-8 Flinders St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
https://www.bangclothing.com.au/

Sax Fetish
247 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
http://www.saxfetish.com/

Team8
10/417-421 Bourke St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
https://www.teamm8.com/

Daily Jocks
163 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst 2010
https://dailyjocks.com.au/

Daly Male
90 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
https://www.dalymale.com.au/

Darlinghurst Theatre Company
39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
https://www.darlinghursttheatre.com/

House of Priscilla
1/47 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
https://houseofpriscilla.com.au/

The Bookshop Darlinghurst
207 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
https://www.thebookshop.com.au/

belloccio UNIVERSAL
85-91 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
https://www.facebook.com/Bellocciodarlinghurst/

Claire’s Kitchen
35 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
http://www.claireskitchen.com.au/

Shop 1 389 Bourke street Darlinghurst NSW 2010
(just off Taylor Sq and over the Rainbow)

Plus Fitness
172 Riley Street, Darlinghurst 2010
https://www.plusfitness.com.au/

Aussie Boys
102 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
http://www.aussieboys.com.au/

ASN Darlinghurst79 Oxford Street
New South Wales, Darlinghurst, 2010
02 9360 0222darlinghurst@asn.com.au

The Bookshop Darlinghurst
207 Oxford St Darlinghurst
Sydney
https://www.thebookshop.com.au/

Record Store
34/277 Crown Steet
Surry Hills
02 9380 8223
www.recordstore.com.au
Charities

Office: Level 1, 45 Chippen Street, Chippendale
Post: PO Box 78, Strawberry Hills 2012
Support and intake: 02 8594 9555
Fax: 02 9698 3831
General enquiries: info@twenty10.org.au

414 Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Tel: 02 9206 2000
Fax: 02 9206 2134
Freecall: 1800 063 060
Email: acon@acon.org.au

Bobby Goldsmith Foundation (BGF)
Level 3, 111-117 Devonshire Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Tel: 02 9283 8666
Fax: 02 9283 8732
Freecall: 1800 651 010
Skype: (02) 8007 4243
Email: bgf@bgf.org.au

41-43 Parramatta Road Annandale NSW 2038
Email: reception@gendercentre.org.au
Phone: (02) 9519 7599 in Sydney /interstate during business hours 9:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Fax: (02) 9519 8200

R U OK?
https://www.ruok.org.au/findhelp
 
Beyond BluePh: 1300 22 4636

Black Rainbow Living Well Foundation (Suicide Prevention) aims to provide the highest level of social, cultural and mental health support and agency to Indigenous people who identify as LGBTI*
  

A PRIDE History

PRIDE History

After the Stonewall riots in 1969, many LGBT people—even those that did not witness the rebellion—were inspired to contribute to the cause. Gay rights had entered the national spotlight. LGBT people began organizing, protesting and mobilizing. On July 4, 1969, a year after the Stonewall riots, the Mattachine Society along with Frank Kameny, Craig Rodwell, Randy Wicker, Barbara Gittings, Kay Lahusen and many others, picketed in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia in what was called the Annual Reminder. The protest was quiet and organized to the dismay of Craig Rodwell who felt Frank Kemeny and Mattachine's methods of calm protest were not enough.
Rodwell returned to New York City and organized Christopher Street Liberation Day. The march, held on June 28, 1970, was the first gay pride march in the U.S., covering 51 blocks from Christopher Street to Central Park. Today, LGBT pride parades and festivals are held annually in multiple cities and countries throughout the world. The month of June is widely considered Gay Pride Month.


Sydney PRIDE History

The first Mardi Gras was held on 24 June 1978 at 10 pm as a night-time celebration following a morning protest march and commemoration of the Stonewall Riots More than 500 people moved down Oxford St, calling for an end to discrimination against homosexuals in employment and housing, an end to police harassment and the repeal of all anti-homosexual laws. Although the organizers had obtained permission, this was revoked, and the march was broken up by the police. 53 of the marchers were arrested although most charges were eventually dropped, the Sydney Morning Herald published the names of those arrested in full, leading to many people being outed to their friends and places of employment, and many of those arrested lost their jobs as homosexuality was a crime in New South Wales (NSW) until 1984

The Mardi Gras Parade occurred again in 1979, and was attended by 3000 people. While there was a large police presence, there were no arrests made. In 1980, no Parade was held, but following community consultation, decisions were made to move the parade to the summer. In 1981 the parade was shifted to February, with the name changed to the "Sydney Gay Mardi Gras an increasingly large number of people not only participated in the now summertime event, but a crowd of 5000 came to watch it. The mid 1980s saw considerable pressure placed to the Mardi Gras Committee following media controversy regarding AIDS. Despite calls for the Parade and Party to be banned, the Parade went ahead with theme “Fighting for Our Lives”.

The first giant post-parade party was held in 1982, which 4000 people attended. This would continue to become an integral part of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. In 1988 the parade was renamed the "Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras" at an Extraordinary General Meeting.

By 1993, the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade had become the largest night time outdoor parade in the world. Mardi Gras' Economic Impact Study found that Mardi Gras' total impact into the Australian economy was around $38 million Sydney Mardi Gras is one of the biggest GLBT Celebrations in the World and 2011 was attended by record crowds.

DIVERSITY INCLUSION EQUALITY

The Sydney Pride Festival 2021 “Diversity, Inclusion, Equality” will launch on Sydney Pride Facebook on the Thursday 3rd June.
Sydney Pride Festival will run from the 3rd until the 30th June.

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the LGBTQIA community.

This is a time to remember the Stonewall Riots and the beginning of Gay liberation as we know it. The Sydney Pride festival is dedicated to those that lead the way back in 1969, who fought for equality and human rights and the incredible strength of our friends who marched in the first Sydney Mardi Gras in 1978.

Last years online event the Sydney pride Festival contained over 100 events. The festival featured Art, Cinema, Trivia, Debates, Sports, Fundraising activities and Club events across Sydney.

The Sydney Pride Festival would like to thank the volunteers, event organisers, sponsors and LGBTQI community and all our friends for all their support.

Glenn Hansen

Sydney Pride Festival 2021

Glenn

Glenn

Festival Organiser

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