Candex ‘Dex’ Seokyi Louie

Los Angeles

Pronouns: he/his and they/them (25)

Candex is a nonbinary trans author, artist and organizer and YWFC-LA Youth Organizing Fellow, whose experiences as a formerly institutionalized genderqueer person shape their art and organizing. They have previously developed a short film with other trans artists of color highlighting the stories of fellow formerly incarcerated trans and gender nonconforming people of color, titled Our Trans Stories, Resiliency Beyond Bars. It’s a 14-minute short film, link here:

Organizing for trans rights through media is a big passion of theirs, and using and developing their skills as an artist for this cause is where their heart is.