Essential Report

Mardi Gras

Mar 13, 2019

Q. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which was held this past weekend?

  NET: Agree NET: Disagree Strongly agree Somewhat agree Neither agree nor disagree Somewhat disagree Strongly disagree Unsure
The Mardi Gras parade shows the diversity of the LGBTIQ community in Australia and around the world 58% 18% 29% 30% 18% 6% 11% 6%
Mardi Gras is an important celebration of the LGBTIQ community in Australia 56% 19% 32% 25% 19% 6% 13% 5%
Mardi Gras helps me to understand the LGBTIQ community 37% 28% 17% 20% 30% 11% 17% 6%

Over half believe Mardi Gras celebrations show the diversity of the LGBTIQ community (58%) and that it’s an important celebration (56%). Over a third (37%) feel it helps understanding of the LGBTIQ community.


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