Rainbow Champions

From high-profile figures to grass-roots change-makers, Sydney WorldPride will be celebrating 45 influential figures from across Australia’s diverse LGBTQIA+ extended family. These 45 Rainbow Champions represent the 45 years since the first Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which took place on 24 Juin 1978. 

Each Rainbow Champion has been chosen for their contributions to Australian LGBTQIA+ community and culture. For the rest of the year, we will make our way around Australia to meet all the Rainbow Champions. Subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates.

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Thirty-six

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Thirty-seven

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Thirty-eight

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Thirty-nine

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Forty

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Forty-one

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Forty-two

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Forty-three

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Forty-four

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Forty-five

Reconnaissance du pays

La Sydney WorldPride se déroulera sur les terres des peuples Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidjigal, Darug, Dharawal qui sont les gardiens traditionnels du bassin de Sydney.

Nous rendons hommage à leurs aînés, passés et présents. La terre autochtone a toujours été et sera toujours une terre autochtone.

Les aborigènes et les insulaires du détroit de Torres sont issus de nombreux clans et communautés différents à travers l'Australie. En 2023, ils se rassembleront pour faire la fête avec la communauté LGBTQIA+ mondiale.