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Benjamin MacEllen

Benjamin MacEllen is a memoirist, lyricist, poet and activist. He writes and speaks extensively about his experience as a transgender man which is also the focus of his memoir, A Cut Closer to Whole. He was a semi-finalist at the World Championship of Public Speaking in Chicago in 2018. In his speaking engagements he advocates for better understanding of LGBTIQ+ issues. Ben has recently spent most of his energy writing and developing his one-man show, Transmansplaining premiering in October in Bendigo and Castlemaine. 

Friday 9 August 3pm La Trobe Art Institute TELLING IT TOUGH