The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has voted against excluding the NSW Police and the Liberal Party from all future parades.
- The Pride in Protest group says some people do not feel safe with the police and corrective services participating in the march
- Another motion was put forward to formally disinvite the Prime Minister and NSW Premier
- Mardi Gras organisers said excluding people based on their career, association or political affiliation did not align with their goals for inclusion
The vote was held at the organisation’s annual general meeting and the motions were put forward by the Pride in Protest group in an attempt to return the parade to its protest roots.
On Saturday afternoon, 327 members voted in support of keeping…