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Sydney's Gay Mardi Gras seeks relevance alongside pizazz

Once a symbol of rebellion, the event has become mainstream

SYDNEY -- When hundreds of gay men streamed out of their semi-clandestine clubs and bars along Oxford Street in central Sydney in 1978 to join a "Gay Liberation" march in support of the similar Stonewall protest in New York, police moved in to break it up and arrested more than 100 people.

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