The generational shift: how gender binaries are changing

Following widespread protests around drag story times, there are signs that a younger generation is leading the charge on gender diversity.

NSW is currently in the midst of Sydney WorldPride, a statewide queer activation celebrating creatives, activists, change makers and the community at large.

Daylesford will host Australia’s largest regional LGBTQIA+ Festival, Chillout Festival from 9-13 March, and last year a major exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, QUEER: Stories from the NGV Collection presented the prominent role queer culture has played from past to present.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. She took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs and was the project manager of ArtsHub’s diverse writers initiative, Amplify Collective. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram @lleizy_