What happens behind the scenes of Mardi Gras? There's dancing, for one thing.

The team at Australian Marriage Equality is getting ready for a party this Saturday night and they’re more than a little excited.

For one thing, it feels like same-sex marriage is back on the agenda and equal rights for all Australians could finally become a reality.

Watch this video to find out what goes on behind the scenes in the lead up Sydney’s annual LGBTI pride parade.

It’s banners, T-shirts, disco balls, dancing and, of course, a whole lot of love.

The countdown is on.

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