Business Award Finalists

Presented By Sydney Gay And Lesbian Business Association

Belloccio Restaurant

For creating a popular gay-owned and operated diner on Oxford Street. Since its establishment in 2013, Belloccio Restaurant has supported a broad range of LGBTI charities, and it has also showcased many local performers, providing a platform for established artists and nurturing emerging talent.

Jonny Bastin

For establishing the successful Bear Bar, a space that welcomes all members of the community. Starting out as a ‘pop-up’ initiative four years ago to now a permanent fixture on Oxford Street, Bear Bar has become a popular social destination. Through its various events, Bear Bar has raised funds for local charities and community organisations.

357 Sydney City Steam

For operating a welcoming and safe space for over 15 years for gay men to meet and socialise. In that time, 357 Sydney City Steam has provided vital support to a range of HIV prevention and community health initiatives and delivered assistance to various charities.

Sax Fetish

For its long-running retailing business catering to Sydney’s leather and fetish community, which has been operating for nearly two decades. Over the years, the Oxford Street store has supported a broad range of LGBTIQ causes and organisations through sponsorships and direct donations. 

About the Honour Awards

Established in 2007, the Honour Awards provides NSW’s LGBTI community with an important opportunity to recognise excellence, and celebrate achievement within our community, as well as the difference that particular community members make in our lives.

In 2018, the Honour Awards will be held on: 

  • Wednesday 3 October, 2018
  • The Ivy Ballroom, George Street, Sydney