THE 2017 SYDNEY GAY AND LESBIAN MARDI GRAS PARADE
2017's incredible Sydney Mardi Gras Parade involved 185 entry floats/groups, close to four hours viewing time, 300 bikes, more than 150 vehicles or pushables, more than 10,000 walkers, more than 1,300 riders - adding up to 12,111 total participants. An estimated 250,000 spectators took to the streets to watch more than 12,000 participants take part in the world's biggest celebration of the LGBTQI community. The passion and enthusiasm of the Parade participants created a truly extravagant life-affirming procession. Photography by Hamid Mousa.