CAN I ENTER THE PARADE?

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG)  Parade is a platform for LGBTQI individuals, groups and organisations to communicate a message; and non-LGBTQI individuals, groups and organisations to communicate a LGBTQI message.

1. Eligibility for the Parade falls into the following two categories:

A. LGBTQI’s Saying Something
An Entry primarily involving LGBTQI people or an LGBTQI organisation. These Entries can say something about any aspect of culture, politics or society.

B. Non-LGBTQI’s Saying Something for LGBTQI’s
An Entry by individuals or organisations not part of the LGBTQI community that supports and/or celebrates the rights, achievements, culture and aspirations of the LGBTQI community. These Entries must communicate a clear message of support or celebration relating to the LGBTQI community and must not use an abbreviation of LGBTQI i.e. the message must explicitly and creatively incorporate the words lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender, queer and/or intersex.
 
2. Entries must not be discriminatory, homophobic, racist, sexist or breach any defamation law. Entries will also not be accepted from discriminatory organisations.
 
3. Entries must provide details of their artistic concepts and production values. This information will be used to help entries realise their creative potential and deliver the best possible viewing experience for attendees.
 
4. Entries must meet the messaging, operational, safety and sponsorship guidelines set out by Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. SGLMG reserves the right to refuse participation to entries that have breached Parade regulations in previous years. 

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