Talent Guide

Lexie Bean

  • Discipline:Writer/Director
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2023


Lexie (b. Ohio) is a multimedia artist centering bodies, homes, queerness, and cyclical violence. They’re a Jerome Hill Fellow, RAINN National Leadership Council member, and Lambda Literary Award Finalist. They’ve worked with abuse survivors for nearly 15 years, underlining fellow trans CSA victims, and have led 140+ relevant events. Lexie integrated personal experiences into the acclaimed The Ship We Built, the first middle-grade novel centering and written by a trans boy at a major US publisher. Their work has been in Them, Bitch, Autostraddle, etc. Their short films have premiered globally. What Will I Become? is their debut feature documentary.

Current Project

What Will I Become?


More than 50% of transgender boys have attempted suicide. Through two life stories, directors Lexie and Logan unravel why their community is particularly vulnerable to living and dying quietly.