To celebrate the 46th Sydney Mardi Gras, the Queen Victoria Building will be honouring the next generation of changemakers in the community. Together, we’re celebrating the unique stories of these boundary pushers, as their restlessness for a better future creates long-lasting change.
Adrian Murdoch is a fierce champion for queer young people, working at Minus18, Australia’s largest charity for LGBTQIA+ young people, for the past seven years. Adrian and the passionate team are working to bring events like their Queer Formal across the country so queer youth can enjoy the sparkliest night of their lives.
Learn more about Adrian at the link here.
Benjamin Law is a writer and broadcaster whose work you may be familiar with. Growing up gay and Asian in coastal Queensland in the ‘90s means Benjamin knows the world can be a somewhat uncomfortable place, and it’s a story shared by many. So, whether he’s writing for stage, the screen or the page, Benjamin uses his imagination to get people to empathise with stories like his, that they might not otherwise encounter.
Learn more about Benjamin at the link here.
Siala is a non-binary musician from the coast. Siala’s music transcends genres, but often has a foot in hip hop and R&B. Song writing has become a way for Siala to process emotions and express their femininity. When people listen to their music, Siala wants them to feel accepted, heard and empowered.
Learn more about Siala at the link here.