Sydney World Pride 2023: A Wrap Up!
Written by Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT's Inclusion Lead, Julia | 7 March 2023
Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT had the privilege of participating in a variety of Sydney World Pride events over the course of late February and early March.
We handed out friendship bracelet makers at Mardi Gras Fair Day, danced the night away at the Mardi Gras Parade while supporting the LGBTQIA+ community, got involved in discussions about intersectionality and the future of the LGBTQIA+ movement at the WorldPride Human Rights Conference, met some super cool people at the Sydney WorldPride Community Hub, and marched across the Harbour Bridge for equality.
Keep reading to learn about all the awesome things we got up to!
MARDI GRAS FAIR DAY
Alice Anderson was our Leader in Charge at Mardi Gras Fair Day, and led a fantastic day of friendship bracelet making, origami, and friendly conversation about Girl Guides. We also had the opportunity to pass out bead kits from The Rainbow Shoelace Project, which was started by a member of Girl Guides.
The Rainbow Shoelace Project provides free bead kits which are worn on shoelaces to demonstrate support of the LGBTQIA+ community. To find out more, click the link below!
Overall, it was a fantastic day filled with love and laughter. Thank you to Alice for being the LiC, and all the volunteers who helped out on the day!