Almost Time For Sydney WorldPride 2023!
Are you ready for the adventure?
Since its inception in 2000, the international LGBTQIA+ celebration known as WorldPride has seen member organizations in cities worldwide host the event. InterPride, an organization consisting of representatives from Pride organizations worldwide, is responsible for awarding hosting privileges.
New York City in 2019, which marked the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, and Copenhagen in 2021, which included both WorldPride and the EuroGames, are examples of cities that have previously hosted WorldPride events. However, the next WorldPride will take place in Sydney in 2023, making it the first city in the southern hemisphere to be selected as the host location for the event.
The festival will involve the well-known Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras events in addition to a wide variety of other activities and events in the arts, sports, theater, music, parties, programming for First Nations, and a human rights conference.
In 2023, Sydney will host an epic WorldPride with over 300 events and counting! The team at Sydney WorldPride has worked tirelessly for years to ensure this is a high-quality, historical, and once-in-a-lifetime event.
The theme of the Sydney WorldPride Festival, Gather, Dream, Amplify, is one of recognition and collaboration. It acknowledges the Indigenous peoples of Australia, the oldest living culture on Earth, and encourages all to come together to create positive change and a lasting legacy for all communities. The festival welcomes LGBTQIA+ individuals from all over the world to honor the contributions of older members and other communities, recognizing our shared experiences and empowering one another to celebrate in new and meaningful ways.
Providing Hope & Resilience
It is no secret that our global LGBTQIA+ community is under vicious attack, from government officials to radical hate groups. Yet, all around the world, we see the fight to be seen as our authentic selves unfolding. Our community's resilience reflects our determination never to give up and never surrender. Our #ChosenFamily continues to drive positive change every day.
During Sydney WorldPride 2023, we will show the world that we will not be silent, will never give up, and are here to stay. The fight for equality begins with you, us, and everyone in our #ChosenFamily!
See you in Sydney!